All Aboard! Movie Theaters and the 1918 Flu Pandemic

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Presenter: Kelli Marshall, Chicago Movie Tours

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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. Led by movie historian Kelli Marshal of Chicago Movie Tours, this virtual tour showcases Chicago’s historic Union Station and the special way it connects us all.


This is part three of our All Aboard! series, in collaboration with Brookfield Public Library, South Holland Public Library, and Blue Island Public Library. You can register for parts one, two, three, and four on our website:

Part One: Chicago Union Station

Part Two: Chicago’s Oldest Pet Cemetery and Dogs

Part Three: Chicago Movie Theaters & the 1918 Flu Pandemic

Part Four: 1933 Chicago World’s Fair

Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): Adult
Presenter: Kelli Marshall
Ivan Sanchez
(708) 749-1050

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