The Great American Movie Theater Returns in “Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace”

Nick Digilio

In this photo taken Monday, April 19, 2010, is the Uptown Theater in Chicago which opened its doors on August 18, 1925, with a billing of “An Acre of Seats in a Magic City.” The theater was placed by the preservation group Landmarks Illinois to its list of endangered historic sites. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Director April Wright and theater owner Jerald Gary join Nick Digilio for a look at the history of the movie palace in Chicago and the current efforts to save these majestic monuments to movies from becoming a lost part of our past.

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