Joan Crawford as 'Joslyn Poe' - 1927 -.The 20's and Prohibition gave rise to the flapper girl and the speak easy and Jazz. The Roaring twenties culminated in the stock market crash of Oct 29 1929 named Black Friday.
Joan Crawford, dress by Adrian, 1932 on Flickr. “Joan Crawford wears a streamlined dress as Letty Lynton in 1932, designed by Adrian. It demonstrates the fashion for classical drapery with its bias-cutting, draping and wrap details.”