Showcase Cinemas Flint East

5205 E. Court Street,
Burton, MI 48509

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rivest266 on December 6, 2021 at 11:16 am

Closed on September 3rd, 2007. Article posted.

rivest266 on December 5, 2021 at 2:09 pm

8 screens in 1984, 10 screens in 1988 and 14 screens on November 17th, 1989. Article posted.

rivest266 on December 5, 2021 at 10:14 am

On October 24th, 1980, Showcase Cinemas opened with six screens. Construction strikes caused the opening to be postponed. 2-page grand opening ad posted.

DavidZornig on January 6, 2016 at 2:34 pm

ABC news story about sale of the property & demolition.!__WJRT-TV

steelbeard1 on January 23, 2013 at 11:55 am

This closed cinema is now boarded up.

steelbeard1 on May 31, 2011 at 9:49 am

To be competitive, this cinema needs a major overhaul. It may be cheaper to tear it down and start over. NCG chose to reopen the nearby 6-screen Courtland Cinemas because it was the right size and didn’t need much work before reopening.

mike0618 on May 12, 2009 at 7:22 am

shame.. would make great 2nd run theatre but water damage and lack of care have this building in shape where whoever buys it will need to demolish it.

steelbeard1 on April 22, 2009 at 6:50 pm

I found the online for sale listing at…
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kencmcintyre on November 16, 2007 at 4:38 pm

Here is an article about the closing:

Twistr54 on August 22, 2007 at 9:40 am

Theatre appears to be closing Sept 3, 2007.