One of Cinema’s Earliest Studios to Become Chicago’s Next Studio School
Nov07

One of Cinema’s Earliest Studios to Become Chicago’s Next Studio School

A Chicago landmark is working its way back into the spotlight more than 100 years after it became a household name. Essanay Studios (1333 West Argyle Street) was once at the center of the film world. It, along with other Chicago filmmakers like the Selig-Polyscope company and the American Film Manufacturing Company, brought the film industry to Chicago long before it made its way west to Hollywood. Established in 1907, the Essanay...

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