a4eb6c_e5e6b582a64addc07a2d8136db78d9b2.jpg_srz_933_525_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srz  Corn Bred Films announces the television premiere of its first film, the documentary Love Under Fire: The Story of Bertha & Potter Palmer.  In celebration of Women’s History Month, the film will air on Chicago’s premier public television station WTTW11 on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 5:30 pm (date subject to change). 

Love Under Fire: The Story of Bertha and Potter Palmer tells the epic love story between young socialite Bertha Honoré and Potter Palmer, a self-made man 20 years her senior, whose passion for one another and the city they loved inspired the rebirth of Chicago after The Great Fire that left it in ruins. Because of their efforts, Chicago rose like a Phoenix from the ashes to become the world class city it is today.

“Whether it is 1893 or 2013, Bertha Palmer’s story is timeless,  especially as we honor womenand their contributions for Women’s History Month,” said Executive Producer Amelia Estelle Dellos.

This film marks the first completed film for Chicago-based production company Corn Bred Films and was made in partnership with Tribeca Flashpoint AcademyRed Car ChicagoChicago Filmworkers, and Chicago Recording Company.  The film was privately financed with assistance from the International Documentary Association.

To view a three minute extended trailer, please visit http://www.courtingbertha.com/#!video/c1nj6.

About Corn Bred Films

Corn Bred Films LLC is a Chicago-based Motion Picture Production Company committed to developing and producing films originated in the Midwestern United States.  For more information on Love Under Fire, please visit www.courtingbertha.com.

About WTTW

For almost 60 years, audiences have turned to WTTW for distinctive programming that informs, inspires, educates, and entertains. WTTW reaches 1.5 million weekly households over a four‐state area, making it the most‐watched public television station in America . Recognized for its award‐winning local and national productions, WTTW is committed to presenting the very best in cultural, nature, science, public affairs, and children’s programming across its four distinct television channels: WTTW11, WTTW Prime, its Spanish‐language channel WTTW V‐me, and WTTW Create, its “how‐to” channel.  For more information, please visit wttw.com.