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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Parks | In Old Chicago

Tuesday, September 14

We’re proud to host one of the Chicago Park District’s Movies in the Park! Get settled on the Museum’s plaza in Lincoln Park with your chairs and blankets and enjoy a free screening of In Old Chicago. Bring your own snacks and beverages, but please remember—no glass containers or alcoholic drinks.

Prior to the screening, enjoy some Great Chicago Fire-themed trivia questions with Bill Savage, professor of instruction at Northwestern University, and City on Fire: Chicago 1871 curator Julius L. Jones.

Free admission, no registration required. Trivia begins at 6:30 p.m.; screening begins about 7:30 p.m. or at dusk.

In Old Chicago (1938)

The O’Leary brothers—honest Jack and roguish Dion—become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire. NR, 95 minutes


This program is presented as part of the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks. Arts programming in neighborhoods across the city advances the goals of the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Cultural Plan. Learn more at

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14 th

6:30 p.m.

Event Location

CHM Plaza (east side of building)

1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614

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