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Dark Hollywood in Chicago

Consider film's dark past via The Wizard of Oz, "cocaine movies," and gangsters

average rating is 3 out of 5

Oz Park

75 min

1.25 mi.

12 Guests



A park inspired by The Wizard of Oz, homes designed by Chicago's leading architect, and a theater built for moving pictures seem friendly enough. But a closer look at these three Chicago locations leads us down a destructive path closely tied to Hollywood.

Join Chicago Movie Tours in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood for a 75-minute-long guided outdoor walking tour on the darker side of the silver screen.