The 1930s, a decade ravaged by the depression, but still produced what is considered the Golden Age of Hollywood. The studio system was at the height of its powers. The Introduction of the Hay’s Code changed what could be shown on the big screen. This decade brought the Universal classic monster movies. It started the rise of the hilarious Marx brothers and the legendary Frank Capra. Dominated by Katharine Hepburn, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, and Shirley Clarke.