I found this old photo in the Saginaw Public Library archives of the Michigan Theater. It was a little before my time, so I don’t have any memories of it, but doing a little research I found the 1216 seat theater was built in the late 1930’s at 1107 E. Genesee and owned by W. A. Casiddy. In 1945 the theater was purchased by Butterfield Circuit a part of the Publix-Paramount operation, and by 1969 the old theater had closed. There is convenience store ( which I think was a Rite Aid) on the corner of Genesee and Cherry, where the old theater used to stand.
The Marquee in the photo says Tropic Holiday, which premiered in 1938, so I am assuming this photo was taken shortly after the theater opened.
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