Day Two of the 3-Day Leisure weekend that was Ferris Fest during the weekend of May 20-22nd, continued with an extensive bus tour to various shooting locations in and around Chicago and concluded with a 30th Anniversary screening of the film at the John & Nancy Hughes theater.
The day concluded with First 30th anniversary Q&A screening of FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF at The John and Nancy Hughes Theater located in the Gorton Community Center of Lake Forest, IL. In attendance that evening was honored guest Nancy Hughes, wife/widow of the late Writer/Producer/Director; John Hughes.
The movie was followed up immediately with a Q&A with Edie McClurg, Cindy Pickett, Lyman Ward, Jonathan Schmock, Larry “Flash” Jenkins, and hosted by Chicago Sun-Times film critic Richard Roeper. Afterward fans had an opportunity to meet the stars and get autographs and photos.
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Highlights of Day Two included Six 55 passenger coach buses that traveled to a different FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF filming location from the suburbs on the north shore to downtown Chicago.
Location Stops Included:
– Cameron’s house: Borrowing, then crashing Dad’s 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder.
– Glenbrook North High School (Shermer High School): Ferris picks up Sloane disguised as her father, Mr. Peterson.
– Ferris Bueller’s room re-creation
– Willis (formerly Sears) Tower: Ferris, Sloane and Cameron take in the view from 1,350 feet above.
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