Star Theatre

Address: 111 S. Main St.
City: Scottville
State: MI
County: Mason
Owner History:
Number of visits to this page: 9313
Notes: AKA Four Star - Now Carr Entertainment
Info Updates:
7/28/2011 - Paul
I have an old picture for sale. Movie on the marquee: Western Union.
9/12/2010 - Web
The refurbished marquee at the old 4-Star Theater building, 111 S. Main St. in Scottville, was lit Wednesday night during a special ceremony at the building currently occupied by Carr Communications. The building and business are owned by Mitch and Toni Bogner. The refurbished marquee was the Bogners’ matching portion of a grant received by the Scottville Main Street program through the Michigan Housing Development Authority. The state’s portion of the grant paid for the renovation of the building’s façade, a $30,000 project. The building was built in 1915 and operated as a theater until the early 1980s. From 1935 to its closing, the 4-Star Theater was owned by Glenn and Jesse Wallace. Scottville Main Street Manager Josh Spencer said the marquee will be available to promote community events.
9/7/2010 - AW Fox
Along with the restored marquee (which is now red and blue to match the vertical sign), the entire theater front has been restored. This summer the brickwork on the cornice was repaired. More recently the modern storefront was removed and the classic center ticket window with flanking double doors was recreated.
7/14/2010 - toni
The marquee has been completely renovated and a state of the art LED sign will be installed to replace the old section for listing movies etc. Due to be back up on the front of the recently restored facade too.
3/13/2010 - Unknown
This theater was open into the mid 70''s. I used to go to the movies there when I would visit my cousins who lived on a nearby farm.
3/10/2008 - Barb
I found a photo of a downtown somewhere in Michigan. By following up on some of the clues in the photo, I think it might be Scottville. The Star Theatre is featured prominently in the photo, with the marquis showing "Wetern Union" as the movie playing, starring Robert Young and Randolph Scott. Would you like a copy of the photo?

From the webmaster: Yes, that would be great.
4/8/2007 - AW Fox
The STAR sign has recently been removed, but the rest of the marquee remains.
1/10/2004 - Box Office Magazine
March 1959 Issue - Glen Wallace has closed the Four Star at Scottville.
12/18/2003 - Box Office Magazine
October 1959 - Glen G. Wallace is reopening the Four Star at Scottville.
Star Theatre - Photo from early 2000's
Photo from early 2000's
Star Theatre - 1940 PHOTO FROM PAUL
Star Theatre - Photo from early 2000's
Photo from early 2000's
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