Theatre McVickers
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip and 70mm
3-strip dates CineMiracle: 12/25/59 to 05/22/60
Cinerama:     08/08/62 to 06/13/66
70mm dates From: 11/19/63
Screen curvature and size  
Address 25 w. Madison St near State
Comments Only known 3-strip presentation of Russian Adventure. 
Current status Demolished 1985

List of Cinerama films that played at the theatre from Cinema Treasures

WINDJAMMER (Return Engagement)
Premiere: December 25, 1959
Duration: 22 weeks
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: August 8, 1962
Duration: 29 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: February 27, 1963
Duration: 37 weeks
ITíS A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: November 19, 1963
Duration: 33 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: July 8, 1964
Duration: 15 weeks
THE BEST OF CINERAMA
Premiere: October 21, 1964
Duration: 9 weeks
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Premiere: March 10, 1965
Duration: 29 weeks
THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL
Premiere: September 28, 1965
Duration: 9 weeks
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Premiere: December 22, 1965
Duration: 14 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Premiere: March 29, 1966 (World Premiere)
Duration: 11 weeks
KHARTOUM
Premiere: June 22, 1966
Duration: 11 weeks

Below ticket envelope and stubs

 

Front and back of ticket flyer below. The Wonderful World of The Brothers Grimm premiered at McVickers on 8/8/62

Below ad for How The West Was Won

Below ticker flyer

Movie poster below. The Best of Cinerama premiered at McVickers on 10/21/64 

Ad from the Chicago Tribune newspaper below. The Greatest Story Ever Told premiered at McVickers on March 10, 1965

Ad from the Chicago Tribune newspaper below. Battle of the Bulge premiered at McVickers on 12/22/65

Below post card

Pictures below taken in 1971