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The Oscars and Chicago

Review Oscar's history as it relates to Hollywood and Chicago

About This Tour


Join us for The Oscars and Chicago as we consider Hollywood's most prestigious awards and their unexpected connections to the Windy City. 

We'll kick off this hour-long program by exploring the backstory of the Oscars and uncovering the sneaky reasons behind their creation. 

Chicago, with its rich cultural tapestry, has a longstanding and vibrant link to this glitzy Los Angeles-based affair. With that in mind, we'll dive into tales of winners, nominees, and game-changers who hail from Chicago and its suburbs. 

Finally, as we virtually tour Chicago's iconic Grant Park, we'll dish on a recent film nominated for Best Picture, bringing you closer to the magic of the Oscars and the allure of downtown Chicago. 

So dust off that black dress or tuxedo, and pour yourself a glass of champagne! The Oscars and Chicago is about to begin.


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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