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DavidZornig commented about Criterion Theatre on Dec 1, 2021 at 12:38 pm

It’s been said that the Oliver Reed/Bill Sykes song “My Name” was recorded but cut from the film. A musical portion of it however apparently remains in the Overture.

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DavidZornig commented about State Theatre on Nov 29, 2021 at 8:22 pm

1956 enlargeable image on Flickr.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/stockholmtransportmuseum_commons/8261596972/in/photostream

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DavidZornig commented about Woods Theatre on Nov 26, 2021 at 3:23 pm

Other than the projection booth, there are only like 2 interior photos of stairwells in the gallery. None of the auditorium. Which is something even a former usher complained about in past comments a few years back.

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DavidZornig commented about Capri Cinema on Nov 26, 2021 at 12:36 pm

1954 marquee shot during S. Ziegfeld Ct street naming.

https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/ziegfeld-ct-street-sign-installed-by-ziegfeld-theater-in-news-footage/471741596?adppopup=true&fbclid=IwAR34iuKj-cUcxKTojBwI9BU6K75hHiVNL0vqx7E4NvR38QgfZKUuQlIRfCc

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DavidZornig commented about Follies Theater on Nov 26, 2021 at 11:11 am

Video of the Follies marquee lit at night in 1966.

https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/lighted-signs-advertise-a-burlesque-theater-in-chicago-news-footage/1270653476?adppopup=true&fbclid=IwAR1TSKMCmHufUCaTK-gafSLGsiAjkIM-UQpRly09Qoxgvh0pXITwJfIZM-0

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DavidZornig commented about Thanksgiving 1950 photo courtesy of Norman Mcintosh‎. on Nov 26, 2021 at 6:16 am

Update: 1950 photo credit Cleveland News Photographer. Colorized by unknown.

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DavidZornig commented about Wiltern Theatre on Nov 25, 2021 at 12:55 pm

Here is the above mentioned “Tough As Nails”-“Mic Drop” episode.

https://www.cbs.com/shows/tough-as-nails/video/IXZVmVesaf_TGnESGTkZIhs4HMBcfx6Y/tough-as-nails-mic-drop/

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DavidZornig commented about TCL Chinese Theatre on Nov 23, 2021 at 8:33 pm

May 2017 Chicago Tribune article with about the 90th anniversary images.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-chinese-theatre-20170518-htmlstory.html

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DavidZornig commented about Chinese Theatre exterior on Nov 23, 2021 at 8:27 pm

Howard Hughes’s “Hell’s Angels” opens at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre with 200 searchlights (May 24, 1930). Description credit David Cutter.

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DavidZornig commented about Circa 1913 photo credit G. Haven Bishop, courtesy James J. Chun. on Nov 23, 2021 at 8:18 pm

As Clune’s Broadway Theatre.

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DavidZornig commented about Marlow Theatre on Nov 23, 2021 at 10:54 am

March 1942 John Vachon photo with a street banner for the Marlow Theatre. Click on “View full size” for greater detail.

https://www.shorpy.com/node/26395

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DavidZornig commented about Loew's Orpheum Theatre on Nov 23, 2021 at 9:54 am

11/22/63 Stanley Kubrick handwritten note added to gallery, courtesy www.qompendium.com. The special preview of “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” was postponed for two months.

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DavidZornig commented about Cine Lido on Nov 22, 2021 at 7:58 pm

2013 article with 1937 photos as Cotton Club.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2268971/Inside-speakeasies-1920s-The-hidden-drinking-spots-transformed-New-York-Citys-night-life-prohibition-era-beyond.html?ito=facebook_share_article-top&fbclid=IwAR1JyMOcQIpoeZs4HLKYIyC3WrMAY8-xndCJg97Y30fav3h_GSqYenfu0-M

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DavidZornig commented about Julian Theater on Nov 18, 2021 at 7:27 am

Julian Theater is the third building down on the left in this December 1988 Flickr image.
Enlargeable within link.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/genial23/1434568392?fbclid=IwAR3SIM3Ns4ck4g8VHiH9I6GpvL-c27uNHhdrOi4xqhsFbUqXrQNtreuzYc0

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DavidZornig commented about Uptown Theatre on Nov 15, 2021 at 8:24 pm

A 2011 link with August 27, 1976 Bay City Rollers photos. I scrolled back and did not see it as being posted before.

http://uptownhistory.compassrose.org/2011/05/1976-bay-city-rollers-concert-uptown.html

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DavidZornig commented about Eastwood Theatre on Nov 13, 2021 at 11:46 am

This 2015 wordpress piece with images says it converted to live concert venue and then closed in the early 1990s.

https://julieyoung1.wordpress.com/2015/12/18/naptown-nostagia-the-eastwood-theater-took-us-to-that-galaxy-far-far-away/

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DavidZornig commented about Avalon Theatre on Nov 10, 2021 at 7:53 pm

Two 2014 Flickr photos.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/37640374@N04/15134251462/in/photostream/

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DavidZornig commented about Atlas Performing Arts Center on Nov 10, 2021 at 7:51 pm

2014 Flickr photos, scroll left for box office.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/37640374@N04/14947938439/in/photostream/

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DavidZornig commented about Cinestage Theatre on Nov 10, 2021 at 7:48 pm

Kevin Mueller photo.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/37640374@N04/14803136060?fbclid=IwAR1Y8qEFoALZjanVl_x4BE9-ZosnXqbAhCI2VmAkE5Xu8g_iwLUv_l5lA-A

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DavidZornig commented about Michael Todd Theatre on Nov 10, 2021 at 7:48 pm

Kevin Mueller photo.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/37640374@N04/14803136060?fbclid=IwAR1Y8qEFoALZjanVl_x4BE9-ZosnXqbAhCI2VmAkE5Xu8g_iwLUv_l5lA-A

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DavidZornig commented about Chicago Theatre on Nov 10, 2021 at 7:36 pm

Paul Dimler photo.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/37640374@N04/6287620225?fbclid=IwAR1sjFPLlENa-LqXr23Rv48fIMKbwm708R5PE_u9HB_qV8va6RyPJSZCbYI

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DavidZornig commented about State-Lake Theatre on Nov 10, 2021 at 7:36 pm

Paul Dimler photo.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/37640374@N04/6287620225?fbclid=IwAR1sjFPLlENa-LqXr23Rv48fIMKbwm708R5PE_u9HB_qV8va6RyPJSZCbYI

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DavidZornig commented about Loop Theater on Nov 10, 2021 at 7:35 pm

Paul Dimler photo.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/37640374@N04/6287620225?fbclid=IwAR1sjFPLlENa-LqXr23Rv48fIMKbwm708R5PE_u9HB_qV8va6RyPJSZCbYI

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DavidZornig commented about Ute Theatre on Nov 9, 2021 at 9:38 am

“Lust for Life” at the Ute Theatre was released 9/17/56.

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DavidZornig commented about Wilson Avenue Theater on Nov 9, 2021 at 8:12 am

Update with video.

https://blockclubchicago.org/2021/11/09/double-door-plans-to-open-next-year-in-uptown-but-some-lucky-fans-have-been-getting-a-sneak-peek/?fbclid=IwAR1MiReefAlbNTgbkm-GeZbx1g8SUWl5UB7y9uacfkl-tHBXv2bwhFIl8Ms