Regent Theater

906 N. Saginaw Street,
Flint, MI 48503

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Mid-sized, second run theater located just north of downtown. This theater was located just north of Third Avenue on North Saginaw Street, across from the old Sears store. It was built in 1919 for the Butterfield circuit.

Contributed by Kenneth Black

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spectrum
spectrum on September 27, 2007 at 1:40 am

According to the American Film Review for 1936, the Regent had 1,600 seats

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 14, 2008 at 7:14 pm

In 1955 the Regent Theater had 1,504 seats.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on March 4, 2009 at 2:56 am

CHAIN – BUTTERFIELD THEATERS

This theater opened in 1919.

In 1920 a $5,000 Hillgreen-Lane Opus 571, 3 Manual/27 Rank Pipe Organ was installed.

It is not know what happened to the organ, if you know anything about the organ, please let us know.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 27, 2011 at 2:26 am

The August 9, 1919, issue of The American Contractor said that John Eberson had drawn the plans for the Regent Theatre, to be built at Flint for the Butterfield circuit.

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