Beyond the Blues Brothers

1 hr

From $200

Celebrate the 1980 Chicago-based movie in all its iterations

 

About

Celebrate the 1980 movie The Blues Brothers as you explore its backstories, mix of Hollywood genres, and impact on Chicago-based filmmaking.


This hour-long interactive talk considers (1) backstories of the 1980 movie and the Blues Brothers' act, made famous on SNL; (2) conventional Hollywood genres and 10 ways The Blues Brothers film, for better or worse, insists on mixing them; and (3) the movie’s impact on Chicago-based filmmaking, with a special nod to Jane Byrne, who served as Chicago’s mayor during the film’s production.

 
 

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What's Included

Chicago Movie Tours' virtual and in-person programs incorporate the following to bring the subject matter to life:


  • HD video

  • Photos

  • Clips and screenshots

  • Maps

  • Newspapers

  • Movie fan magazines

  • Animated slideshows

  • Expert commentary...and more

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