Travel back to Chicago's 1893 World’s Fair to learn about the origins of cinema—and the photographer (and murderer!) Eadweard Muybridge.
Learn about Chicago's early movie landscape with video tours on the 1893 World's Fair, Marshall Field's, Cracker Jack Co., and Columbus statues.
Film Firsts and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair: Part 2
Film Firsts and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair: Part I
Cigars, Chicago, and the S.S. Eastland Disaster
Explore Chicago's relationship to classic Hollywood with video tours on The Wizard of Oz, pet parades, 1950s movie stars, and Jewish pioneers in film.
Chicago and The Wizard of Oz (Part 1)
The 9 Lives of Chicago's New Devon Theater
Access Chicago's modern movie history through our video tours on The Untouchables, Chicago bungalows, The Dark Knight, and While You Were Sleeping.
Chicago's Millennium Station, Notable Women, and Batman
Chicago's School of (Hoop) Dreams and Documentary Film
Bob Newhart's Chicago
Hey, look! It's a bite-sized way to discover Chicago through film.