A Very Noir Visit To Lincoln Park And The Biograph Theatre
Nov09

A Very Noir Visit To Lincoln Park And The Biograph Theatre

FADE IN SEPIA TONE: EXT. BIOGRAPH THEATRE/LINCOLN AND FULLERTON – ESTABLISHING SCENE It’s a sultry day in 1934. “Manhattan Melodrama” is the film playing Biograph Theatre. The 2433 North Lincoln Avenue in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood is red pressed brick and white-glazed terra cotta. It also happens to be a fateful day for John Dillinger. The infamous bank robber is shot dead just to the east of the theatre in an alleyway. Or...

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