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