Archive for the ‘Redford Theatre’ Category

Shirley Yes

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

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When I walked into the Redford Theatre on Friday, September 13, 2013, the first thing I did was try to get a glimpse of that weekend’s special guest, Shirley Jones.

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Welcome Back, Redford

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

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As patrons filed in to the newly renovated Redford Theatre on July 12 and 13, 2013, theater volunteers were there to greet them with hearty rounds of “Welcome back!” These visitors returned the friendly welcome with sincere praise for the new carpeting, balcony seats, and sconces that had been installed since the theater last screened a movie on April 27, 2013.

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So Long Til Summer

Monday, April 29th, 2013

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The Detroit Film Theatre and Redford Theatre finished up their current seasons on the weekend of April 26-28, 2013 with the usual wide variety of movie entertainments that included classic, silent, and foreign language films. But before patrons enjoyed these treasures of the silver screen, theater representatives announced many special events in the coming months.

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Synergies

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

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I was pleasantly surprised the other day to see that this year the Detroit Film Theatre will be participating in the Cinetopia International Film Festival that the Michigan Theater started last year.

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The Wonka Kids Grow Up

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

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About 3,000 fans of the 1971 movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory visited the Redford Theatre on March 8 and 9, 2013 to see the film and two of its stars in person.

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O Christmas Tree

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

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The 2012 Christmas season got off to a nostalgic start at the Redford Theatre and Michigan Theater.

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Tippi Now and Then

Friday, September 28th, 2012

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As Tippi Hedren stood on the Redford Theatre stage on September 28, 2012, an angle of light on her face gave me a glimpse of the younger Tippi whom I had just seen in the first half of the Redford’s screening of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock thriller The Birds.

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Familiar Faces

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

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For many people attending the Redford Theatre’s September 7, 2012 screening of the 1972 comedy What’s Up, Doc?, much of the fun came from seeing familiar faces from television shows and other movies.

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A Universal Picture

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

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The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of one of the most famous studios in Hollywood history—Universal Pictures. This past month, the Detroit Movie Palaces screened some of the most important movies in Universal’s history.

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Classic Film Fest

Monday, July 16th, 2012

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A midsummer weekend turned into a cinematic journey through different eras, genres, and techniques when I visited the latest screenings in four classic movie programs on July 13, 14, and 15, 2012.

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