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In Old Chicago is a 1937 dramatic film. It tells the story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, with a fictionalized plot, the story of the two sons of Mrs. O'Leary (Alice Brady) (the owner of the cow which started the fire), one a rogue (Tyrone Power) the other a lawyer (Don Ameche). It also starred Alice Faye and Andy Devine.

The film was written by Sonya Levien and Lamar Trotti, from the Niven Busch story We The O'Learys. The film was directed by Henry King. At the time, it was one of the most expensive movies ever made.

The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Alice Brady won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

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In Old Chicago: Fox Studio Classics (1938) (1911 words)
In Old Chicago stars Don Ameche and Tyrone Power as two sons of the infamous Margaret O'Leary, whose ill-fated cow started the 1871 inferno that brought the entire city of Chicago to ruin.
For 1937’s In Old Chicago, we head back to 1854 and watch the O’Leary family as they make their way across the prairies to get to the Windy City.
In Old Chicago appears in an aspect ratio of 1.33:1 on this double-sided DVD-14; due to those dimensions, the image has not been enhanced for 16X9 televisions.
Old Town - Chicago, Illinois (203 words)
The Second City on Wells Street is one of the main attractions in Old Town, having been the beginnings for John Belushi, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner and many of the famously funny.
The Old Town Art Fair is perhaps the largest and most established street fair in Chicago and one weekend each June turns this small residential neighborhood into a giant outdoor festival meandering through the tiny backstreets of Old Town.
Old Town housing is post-Chicago fire and except for rare new contruction, it's pre-1920ýs.
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