Calvin Theatre

22168 Michigan Avenue,
Dearborn, MI 48124

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 12, 2014 at 11:15 pm

The April 25, 1941, issue of The Film Daily said that Detroit architect Ted Rogvoy was working on a remodeling project for Wiseter & Westman’s Calvin Theatre in Dearborn.

johnlauter on April 2, 2006 at 5:28 pm

The fires that doomed the Calvin were very suspicious in nature, and there was rumor that the city wasn’t exactly disinterested in the theatre’s demise. I was in the Calvin in ‘78, it was a nice house, a little dirty and funky (they all were back then) but the building was all there.

sdoerr on July 20, 2004 at 3:24 pm

Aug. 26 1929: “Talkies” arrive at Calvin Theatre with “Broadway Melody.”

sdoerr on July 20, 2004 at 3:15 pm

The first fire was Sunday, September 21, 1980 at 1:00 p.m. The second fire was Sunday, October 26, 1980 at 1:00 a.m.

The site is now a Buddy’s Pizza