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Matt Bubala looks at a Chicago Tribune article chronicling “The Blues Brothers” and how late mayor Jane Byrne allowed Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi to make the film in the city of Chicago, breaking with previous administrations’ aversion to film making.  The city and surrounding area became a character in the film, and planted the seeds for Chicago to become a production destination.