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Chicago's Great Old Theatres

Chicago has some great old theatres that are still open and showing movies and live performances. The Pickwick in Park Ridge, the Tivoli in Downers Grove, the Music Box on the north side of the city, the Portage Theater at Six Corners and the Patio Theater on Irving Park Road. This summer, experience these classic theatres for yourself. You won't be sorry you did.

Top 10 Facts About Film

How did Hollywood get it's start? In the early 1900s, most moviemaking patents were held by Thomas Edison's Motion Picture Patents Company in New Jersey, and filmmakers were often sued to stop their productions. To escape this, filmmakers began moving out west, where Edison's patents could not be enforced. And the rest, as they say, "Is Movie Making History"...
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