Chicago Movie Theaters & the 1918 Flu Pandemic | WisCommunity


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Hear about the 1918 flu pandemic's effect on Chicago movie houses, as told by film industry magazines and contemporary Chicago newspapers.

・HD video footage of silent-era Chicago movie theaters that survived the pandemic

・Brief history of the Spanish Flu

・Explanation of how movie theaters were affected financially and how they pulled through

NOTE: Registration closes 1 hour before the event begins.

(Newsboy image courtesy of MOHAI, Seattle Historical Society Collection, SHS6338B.)


Apr 2 2021 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Chicago, Illinois