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: 4942
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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.

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
OLD POST CARD
Thumb Theatre - JUNE 2021 PHOTO OF BUILDING
JUNE 2021 PHOTO OF BUILDING
Thumb Theatre - JULY 16 2022 PHOTO
JULY 16 2022 PHOTO
Thumb Theatre - 05 MAY 1939 AD
05 MAY 1939 AD
Thumb Theatre - 08 JAN 1939 ARTICLE
08 JAN 1939 ARTICLE
Thumb Theatre - 23 FEB 1939 ARTICLE
23 FEB 1939 ARTICLE
Thumb Theatre - 23 OCT 1931 AD
23 OCT 1931 AD
Thumb Theatre - 27 NOV 1939 ARTICLE
27 NOV 1939 ARTICLE
Thumb Theatre - FEB 13 1939
FEB 13 1939
Thumb Theatre - THAT STREET OVER THE YEARS
THAT STREET OVER THE YEARS
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