Popcorn was tremendously well known at fairs and festivals in the mid 19th century. Road merchants had the capacity to make and offer the awesome, fragrant nibble by the bucketload (no pun intended) when the first steam-controlled popcorn creator was made. On the other hand, cinemas hadn’t caught on.
They endeavored to partner themselves more with the recent portion of their market: the theater. A genuine theater would decline to be connected with these kinds of snacks for film-goers, and silver screens tried their best to focus on a knowledgeable group of food that they trusted.
In 1927, when films started including speech, motion pictures were no more adapted or targeted at a more educated group of onlookers. This was around in time with the Great Depression, and Americans were looking for an inexpensive diversion that would help them to become mixed up in some other, distractive reality. Films fit the bill.
Film theater proprietors got their way and had started to remove the lurking sellers and sold popcorn themselves to cut out the middle man. Those screens that declined to change with the times and have their own popcorn endured, as the snack got to be popular. (For cinema owners, the best way for them to stay alive amid the Depression was to give the general population what they were looking for, and that was popcorn..
These days we can have what we like at the cinema, from nachos to frozen yogurt, but popcorn will always have a special part of the experience reserved for its taste and aroma.