Huron Theatre

941 West Huron Street,
Pontiac, MI 48341

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on August 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm

This nostalgia piece from the Oakland Press News says that the Huron Theatre burned on Christmas Eve, 1983. There’s a photo of the fire and one of the burned-out building. The article also says that the theater was in Waterford Township (Water Winter Wonderland also lists it in Waterford.)

The article was also blogged, accompanied by a different photo of the theater while it was still in operation. It was showing Around the World in Eighty Days, and there was special lettering on the building itself, not just the marquee, so this might have been the roadshow, which could date the photo to 1957. If not, it’s probably 1958.

Chris1982
Chris1982 on August 26, 2014 at 11:52 pm

Lssu91 Was the fire on Christmas Eve or New Years Eve? Most articles say New Years Eve. They wre playing “The Return Of The Jedi” and “The Dead Zone”. Also was this theatre located in Pontiac or Waterford Township?

Lssu91
Lssu91 on March 11, 2013 at 9:27 am

Actually, the Huron Theater burned down Christmas Eve 1983…Hope this helps!