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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 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 trivia questions about the film and the Great Chicago Fire with Jeff Spitz, associate professor of cinema and television arts at Columbia College Chicago, 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 www.nightoutintheparks.com.
Jeff Spitz, associate professor of cinema and television arts at Columbia College Chicago
CHM assistant curator Julius L. Jones
   

The Details

Tuesday

September

14 th

6:30 p.m.

Event Location

East of the Chicago History Museum

East of CHM in the grove near North Avenue and Dearborn Street. Look for "Fountain Girl: Frances Willard Memorial."

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories
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