Rivola Theater

4721 Cadillac Boulevard,
Detroit, MI 48214

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Rivola Theater Detroit, Michigan

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The Rivola Theater opened January 1, 1922 and it closed May 17, 1959.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 12, 2012 at 2:53 pm

James C. Ritter’s obituary in the December 1, 1951, issue of The Billboard said that he was one of the organizers and an officer of the Co-Operative Theatres of Michigan.

BJ71
BJ71 on October 6, 2015 at 4:19 am

My grandfather, James Clifford Ritter, built the Rivola theater. My Uncle Delno Ritter took over operation of the theater. Ritter also owned the Rialto theater and earlier the Boulevard and Russell.

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on June 9, 2016 at 4:31 pm

Rialto owner James C. Ritter announced that the Rivola would be built in 1920. The $150,000 Rivola was constructed in 1921 and would launch on January 1, 1922. Advertisements run regularly and cease on May 17, 1959 likely ending the Rivola’s run.

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