Grant Theater - Grant MI

Address: 105 S Front St
City: Grant
State: MI
Zip: 49327
County: Newaygo
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Theater Type: Small Town Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 7297
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General Information:

The 375 seat Grant opened in May of 1948 with "Pirates of Monterey". The building was next to the Community Center so that helped me determine the address. Assuming the Community Center is in the same spot, I will say the Grant occupied the lot next door at 105 S Front St. The lot now is a Veteran's Memorial.

The theater was operated by Walter Relchle in 1954 who installed a larger screen. It had previously been owned by Marius Hansen, who passed away in 1956. It was put up for sale by 1959. The articles don't go beyond that date, at least under the Grant Theater name. Like many theaters, the spelling of "Theater" varies depending on the article.

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Info Updates:
12/2/2003 - Box Office Magazine
January 1959 Issue - Walter J. Reischle took over the independent booking of the Grant Theatre at Grant.
 Photos:5
Grant Theater - 1940S Photo From Paul Petoskey
1940S Photo From Paul Petoskey
Grant Theater - Aerial Map
Aerial Map
Grant Theater - May 5 1948 Opening
May 5 1948 Opening
Grant Theater - Jan 1954
Jan 1954
Grant Theater - November 1959 Sale
November 1959 Sale
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