Genesee Valley Cinemas

G-3600 Miller Road,
Flint, MI

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TenPoundHammer
TenPoundHammer on May 7, 2011 at 4:32 pm

I don’t know why Google Maps has such trouble with Miller Road. Do the numbers reset at some point?

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on April 30, 2011 at 10:53 pm

Google Map is over a mile off. It is Southwest of the Red Dot, a bit Northeast of Miller Road and Ketzeler Drive.

AKA:

GENESEE VALLEY TWIN

Open in ~1969 or ~1973-~1997? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

Opened as a twin by Butterfield Theatres, of Detroit, they had about 60 theaters all in Michigan.

Around 1977 2 more theaters added.

Around 1985 bought by Kerasotes Theatres of Springfield, Ill. George Kerasotes, President, they had over 30 theaters in Illinois and Michigan. They split the original 2 theaters to make a total of 6 screens.

Around 1995 bought by National Amusements, Inc. (Redstone Management, of Boston, Michael, Edward & Summer Redstone, Officers) they had 44 theaters in Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. They made it into a discount cinema.

1997 closed by National Amusements when they opened Cinema 10.

2001 torn down

Seats: 169, 162, 194, 183, 390, 399.

More info and photos always welcome.

Cobalt
Cobalt on April 30, 2011 at 3:03 pm

Mike’s JAWS anniversary article has this theatre listed as a twin.