Astro Theater

13325 Livernois Avenue,
Detroit, MI 48238

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DETROIT FREE PRESS AD FOR STUDIO 1 - 5TH HORSEMAN IS FEAR

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Opened as the Dox Theater in 1932, this theater sat just under 400. It was renamed the Studio 1 Theater in July 1951. It was renamed the Astro Theater on July 4, 1969 and screened adult movies. It closed later in 1969.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 30, 2008 at 9:10 pm

Two photos of the theater as market here:
http://tinyurl.com/4j3r4x

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 31, 2014 at 7:39 pm

This item is from the October 19, 1932, issue of The Film Daily:

“Detroit — Claude A. Dock has opened the Dox, a new house and the third one built in the northwestern part of the city this year. It seats 400.”

rivest266
rivest266 on November 7, 2015 at 7:57 am

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

rivest266
rivest266 on November 7, 2015 at 3:31 pm

July 4th, 1969 grand opening ad as Astro in photo section. It had shown adult movies.

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