Chicago, Movie Stars, and Booth One

20 min

Learn about a Chicago hotel that became a mecca for classic Hollywood movie stars



Thanks to actress Gertrude Lawrence, whose play Skylark opened in NYC on this day in 1939, one dining table inside Chicago's Ambassador East Hotel became a mecca for classic Hollywood movie stars. 

Get the lowdown on this famous booth—and a quick tour through Chicago's Union Station—in this compact virtual event.


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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