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The Biograph Carries On

July 2024
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It seems that the reports of the Biograph’s death (Postscripts, December, 1974) are greatly exaggerated. James J. Doheny of Chicago has sent us the following letter, along with the amusement section from a local paper in which the theatre advertises its current bill:

About once a year or so journalists dig up the Dillinger case and close the Biographeatre, no doubt perpetrating a continuation of a lot of folklore. The movie house WAS closed for a couple of weeks for a modest refurbishing, reopened with the Chicago Film Festival pictures, and now continues on its way. So save the type from page ioO of the December issue—you will lie able to use it again in a few years.

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