Thumb Theatre - Deckerville MI

Address: 3466 Ruth St.
City: Deckerville
State: MI
Zip: 48427
County: Sanilac
Open: 1940
Capacity: 280+
Owner History:
Theater Type: Small Town Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 7141
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General Information:

This theatre seems to have started up in the 1930's. I will assume for now it was known as the Regent prior to that as I see no evidence they were separate buildings.

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Info Updates:
3/29/2008 - Mike Reisner
the building has been bought by several local businessmen and at least one of the offices in it is currently rented.
3/26/2008 - Noel Fisher
The true name for the movie house / theater in Deckerville, Michigan was the "Thumb". Notice in your old post card photo that the billboard includes a large T (for Thumb.) Though the building still stands, this small theater has been closed as a theater for decades. It was most recently used as part of a hardware store.
3/7/2005 - Mike Reisner
The theatre was turned into a hardware/gift store after it closed. It was called Dicks Hardware. It still had the sloped floor in the theatre part. It was remodeled into office space in the early 2000s. and as of Jan. 2005 is closed and in forclosure.
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Thumb Theatre - Old Post Card (newer photo)
Old Post Card (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - June 2021 Photo Of Building (newer photo)
June 2021 Photo Of Building (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - July 16 2022 Photo (newer photo)
July 16 2022 Photo (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - 05 May 1939 Ad (newer photo)
05 May 1939 Ad (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - 08 Jan 1939 Article (newer photo)
08 Jan 1939 Article (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - 23 Feb 1939 Article (newer photo)
23 Feb 1939 Article (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - 23 Oct 1931 Ad (newer photo)
23 Oct 1931 Ad (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - 27 Nov 1939 Article (newer photo)
27 Nov 1939 Article (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - Feb 13 1939 (newer photo)
Feb 13 1939 (newer photo)
Thumb Theatre - That Street Over The Years (newer photo)
That Street Over The Years (newer photo)
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