Jerry Lewis Cinema

301 N. Lincoln Road,
Escanaba, MI 49829

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Owned by the Jerry Lewis Cinemas chain, this small multiplex was located in the Delta Plaza Mall. The mall opened in 1970 and the cinema opened in 1972, but does not appear to have lasted beyond the 1970’s. It has since been converted to retail space.

Contributed by Bobby P.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 29, 2011 at 7:02 pm

Bobby,If you find the Bio,“Dean and Me” Mr.Lewis discusses his venture into the theatre business,something he hasn’t written alot about,that I know of.

TenPoundHammer on May 1, 2011 at 1:30 pm

Hmm. I wonder which part of the mall it was in… probably where Dunham’s is now.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 4, 2011 at 3:56 pm

I had always thought Jerry Lewis Theatres were free standing Buildings.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 22, 2014 at 3:15 pm

The September 12, 1972, issue of The Escanaba Daily Press carried an ad placed by the Network Cinema Corporation soliciting an investor/operator for the new Jerry Lewis Cinema then nearing completion in Escanaba. $17,500 dollars would get you into the theater business with this 350-seat house (additional working capital required.)

markp on September 22, 2014 at 5:13 pm

I didnt think Jerry Lewis Cinemas opened anything more than 2 screens. Were there theatres added on?

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