In 1932, the largest cinema in Belgium began operating in Ghent, screening sound films - the Capitole.

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Ghent had its radio station in the 1930s, and Ghent University became the first university in the country to teach in Dutch. In 1938, one of the professors at this university - Corneille Heymans - was awarded the Nobel Prize.