Backed by video footage of three silent-era theaters, hear about the 1918 flu pandemic's effect on Chicago movie houses and what the owners did to survive.
This program includes HD video footage of silent-era Chicago movie theaters that survived the pandemic. It also covers a brief history of the Spanish Flu and looks in-depth at how small and large Chicago movie houses were affected financially by this event and how they pulled through.
Chicago Movie Tours' virtual and in-person programs incorporate the following to bring the subject matter to life:
• HD video
• Clips and screenshots
• Movie fan magazines
• Animated slideshows
• Expert commentary...and more