John Belushi and Dan Akroyd are photographed on the set during the making of “The Blues Brothers” in Chicago.

John Belushi and Dan Akroyd are photographed on the set during the making of “The Blues Brothers” in Chicago.

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‘The Blues Brothers’ 40th anniversary — read all Sun-Times coverage of ‘the best movie ever made in Chicago’

Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of the release of “The Blues Brothers,” a watershed film for Chicago that spread the city’s soul around the world.

Over the next week, we’ll be republishing stories from our archives about filming, the stars and more fun facts about the “best movie ever made in Chicago.” Check back here for the latest.

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