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Abbey Theatres 8


Address: 32800 Concord Dr
City: Madison Heights State: MI Zip: Phone:  
County: Oakland
Notes: AKA Abbey I, II and III
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Open: 1972 Closed: 2001 Capacity: 2250    
Owner: Suburban Detroit Theaters
Web Address: N/A
Number of visits to this page since Sept 2013: 2107
 
 

5/6/2014 - toby
In 73,74 not long too long after it opened the Abbey 123 as was back then they set some sort of record by continuously playing American Graffiti for over a year. I was a little kid back then and thought it must have been some sort of dirty movie because mom would never take me to see it. Who would thought back then George would go on to create the biggest movie franchise and the Abbey would become a really nice computer store.
6/12/2006 - Linda Davis
I used to like this theater and am sorry it couldnt keep up.
5/14/2005 - Moviegirl
I worked here in 1998-99. I probably have pix somewhere. Not too much to tell except horror stories of a theatre that time forgot. By the end things were in a sad state of disrepair, and the film bookers thought we were closed so they just didnt give us anything worthwhile! We had October Sky for six months (and I dont believe wed even gotten it first-run! I used to drive across the street to the Star to pick up the prints they were losing!) Technicolor tried to pick that stupid movie up (while it was still on screen) more times than I can even count! Ah, memories.

1/6/2003 - WaterWinterWonderland
The Abbey was and early neighborhood multi-plex that saw its heyday in the 70s and 80s. It eventually closed due to competition from larger theatres that were being built in the area. The building was converted to a computer store thereafter.
Abbey Theatres 8 - EMPLOYEE ENJOYING A SLICE OR TWO
EMPLOYEE ENJOYING A SLICE OR TWO
Abbey Theatres 8 - BOX OFFICE
BOX OFFICE
Abbey Theatres 8 - CONCESSION FOLKS
CONCESSION FOLKS
Abbey Theatres 8 - CONCESSION EMPLOYEES
CONCESSION EMPLOYEES
Abbey Theatres 8 - HAPPY SNACK BAR WORKER
HAPPY SNACK BAR WORKER
Abbey Theatres 8 - NOW A COMPUTER STORE
NOW A COMPUTER STORE
Abbey Theatres 8 - OLD PIC OF THE ABBEY
OLD PIC OF THE ABBEY
Abbey Theatres 8 - BIRDS EYE VIEW
BIRDS EYE VIEW

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