Farnum Theatre - Hamtramck MI

Address: 9048 Joseph Campau
City: Hamtramck
State: MI
Zip: 48212
County: Wayne
Owner History: Louis Schlussel
Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 6930

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General Information:

Source: Sharon Childress

There were other theatres in Hamtamck, but the Farnum and Martha Washington were the A film theatres. The Farnum was next door to a Better Made store and the chips were great. In the 50's they had a live monster show, Frankenstein, Dracula, etc. which scared us and made the walk home less pleasant. The smaller theatres were the Star and the Campau. They showed older movies, lots of westerns and occassionally a Polish language movie.

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Info Updates:
12/19/2003 - Box Office Magazine
February 1959 - Bernard Schlussel is reopening the Farnum, Hamtramck, formerly operated by his father Louis, with Cooperative Theatres doing the booking.
Farnum Theatre - From Bob Glowacki
From Bob Glowacki
Farnum Theatre - From John Nowak
From John Nowak
Farnum Theatre - From John Nowak
From John Nowak
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