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rivest266 commented about Van Dyke Drive-In on Nov 7, 2015 at 9:14 am

August 12th,1955 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Variety Theatre on Nov 7, 2015 at 9:08 am

October 19th, 1955 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts on Nov 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

March 23rd, 1953 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Mt. Clemens Drive-In on Nov 7, 2015 at 8:07 am

April 18th, 1952 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Ecorse Drive-In on Nov 7, 2015 at 8:01 am

April 22nd,1951 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Astro Theater on Nov 7, 2015 at 7:57 am

July 12th, 1951 grand opening ad as Studio in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Arc Theatre on Nov 7, 2015 at 7:45 am

November 22nd, 1950 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Oak Drive-In on Nov 7, 2015 at 7:40 am

October 19th, 1949 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Ford Drive-In on Nov 7, 2015 at 7:15 am

May 19th, 1950 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Wayne Drive-In on Nov 6, 2015 at 4:02 pm

May 19th, 1949 grand opening ad in photo section. claimed that it was the largest in the state.

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rivest266 commented about Grand River Drive-In on Nov 6, 2015 at 3:33 pm

April 15th, 1949 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Woods 6 on Nov 6, 2015 at 3:23 pm

February 18th, 1948 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Gratiot Drive-In on Nov 6, 2015 at 2:55 pm

April 30th, 1948 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Michigan Drive-In on Nov 6, 2015 at 2:44 pm

July 22nd, 1948 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Dearborn Drive-In on Nov 6, 2015 at 2:40 pm

July 23rd, 1948 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Goldcoast Theater on Nov 6, 2015 at 2:16 pm

October 26th, 1944 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Wyandotte Theater on Nov 6, 2015 at 1:48 pm

January 1st, 1942 grand opening as a twin ad in photo section. This was not the first twin theater in the Detroit area. The honor goes to the Duplex, which opened in 1915.

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rivest266 commented about Tele-Arts Theater on Nov 6, 2015 at 1:34 pm

February 13th, 1942 grand opening ad in photo section.

Zoom in at http://freep.newspapers.com/clip/3570103/telenews_opening/

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rivest266 commented about Showcase Cinemas Dearborn on Nov 5, 2015 at 5:14 pm

May 2nd, 1941 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Trans-Lux Krim on Nov 5, 2015 at 5:11 pm

April 26th, 1941 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Metro Mercury I & II on Nov 5, 2015 at 5:04 pm

June 11th, 1941 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Westside Drive-In on Nov 5, 2015 at 4:54 pm

April 26th, 1940 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Royal Theatre on Nov 5, 2015 at 4:34 pm

This theatre was due to open on December 27th, 1940, but the union, who wanted a stagehand to be hired halted its opening.

article: http://freep.newspapers.com/clip/3563583/royal_theatre_opening_halted/

It finally opened on January 31st, 1941. Both grand opening ads in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Palmer Park Theatre on Nov 5, 2015 at 2:23 am

July 23rd, 1937 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Vogue Theater on Nov 5, 2015 at 2:14 am

December 24th, 1937 grand opening ad in photo section.