Your Guide to Classic Movie Theater Filmgoing!
Look What's Coming!
Michigan Theater and Redford Theatre open in January 1928, as the silent movie era ends.
Early Talkie era, with stage shows and orchestras.
Peak years of moviegoing.
Movies face challenge of TV with widescreen, color, and drive-ins.
The final glory days of the downtown movie theater district.
Detroit Film Theatre opens in January 1974.
Early years of current programming.
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