by Fermín Jiménez Landa

The term melodrama is derived from Greek melos, music, and drama. It has the literal meaning of dramatic theatrical play in witch the sentimental passages are highlighted with instrumental music. As time goes by it’s use has extended covering any kind of theatrical, cinematographic or literary work whose sentimental, pathetic or tear-jerker aspect are exagerated with the intention of provoking emotions.

During the Great Depression in the U.S. Americans began to take the habit of eating popcorn in cinemas as in this country is one of the most abundant raw materials.
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