Belvil Theatre - Belleville MI

Address: 160 Main Street
City: Belleville
State: MI
Zip: 48111
County: Wayne
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Theater Type: Small Town Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 8292
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Thanks to Greg Steinmayer for current info.

From Cinema Treasures

The Belvil Theatre was built by a Dr. E. S. Alford and opened on August 8, 1940. Its longtime operator was William Kirchner. By March of 1960, Kirchner had cut its schedule to three days per week. The Belvil Theatre closed permanently in December 1967, and today the structure is called the Professional Building though its origins as a theatre are unmistakable.

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Info Updates:
8/1/2021 - Cameron Rogers
I currently live in Belleville and find it really weird that unlike most other Michigan cities of this size where we have everything fast food and supercenters like Meijer, we for some reason don't have a movie theater at all. You have to go over to Canton or Ypsilanti for the closest cinema. It's weird.
12/2/2003 - Box Office Magazine
April 1960 Issue - Wiliam P. Kirchner switched the Belvil at Belleville to three days a week.
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Belvil Theatre - 1940 PHOTO FROM PAUL
1940 PHOTO FROM PAUL
Belvil Theatre - THE BUILDING AS OF 2013
THE BUILDING AS OF 2013
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