Ritz Theatre - Cheboygan MI

Address: Main and State St.
City: Cheboygan
State: MI
Zip: 49721
County: Cheboygan
Open: 1940?
Capacity: 432
Owner History: Carl Johns
Theater Type: Small Town Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 4020

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Independent Exhibitor Theater Service owned this theatre.

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Info Updates:
2/6/2011 - Ray Miller
Sadly, the Ritz closed many years ago. Early 60's. Nellie Johns passed away in 1977. I am certain of this information, because i drove the car that carried the pall bearers at her funeral. She and her husband Carl were so well liked her in town. It was a wonderful little theater with a rich history, as all of them do.
11/26/2007 - Jeff
A friend of mine has the original operating neon marquee in his Alpena home theater along with about twenty of the seats that now look as good as the day they were installed in the theater.
12/19/2003 - Box Office Magazine
September 1959 - Nellie Johns is now operating the Ritz and Kingston Theatres in Cheboygan, long operated by her husband, the late Carl Johns.
Ritz Theatre - Excerpt From Article By Matthew J Friday Cheboygan Daily Tribune
Excerpt From Article By Matthew J Friday Cheboygan Daily Tribune
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