Roxy Theatre - Howard City MI

Address: Main Street
City: Howard City
State: MI
Zip: 49329
County: Montcalm
Open: 1930's
Capacity: 220
Owner History:
Theater Type: Small Town Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 1917
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General Information:

The 240-seat Roxy Theater was operating prior to 1941, and continued at least until 1943. After being sold in1950, it was known as the New Roxy Theater, with 325-seats. It was destroyed by arson in 1960 and never reopened. See articles below for details.

Info Updates:
12/2/2003 - Box Office Magazine
April 1960 Issue - The 220 seat Roxy Theatre in Howard City, Michigan, the only house in town, was destroyed by fire which was discovered at 1:40 a.m. The roof collapsed about a half hour later, and only the walls were left standing. No one was injured in the fire. There are no present plans to rebuild, according to Clive Waxman of Independent Exhibitors Theatre Service, who was the buyer for the Roxy.
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Roxy Theatre - 1960 ARTICLE ON FIRE
1960 ARTICLE ON FIRE
Roxy Theatre - JUNE 1950 CLASSIFIED AD
JUNE 1950 CLASSIFIED AD
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