Rainbo Theatre

Address: 9217 Grand River Ave
City: Detroit
State: MI
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County: Wayne
Open: 1939
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Owner History:
Number of visits to this page: 6385
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Info Updates:
4/4/2006 - Tom Seller
About 1939 or 1940 the Rainbo must have attained its greatest audience when it presented the then-notorious "Ecstasy" starring Hedy Keisler (better known later as Hedy Lamarr). The Czech film, from 1932, reputed to show nude shots of Hedy, was a rerelease with added narration (it was originally silent). Just how graphic the rerelease was I cannot say. I was just eight years old at the time but I can still remember the long lines of patrons waiting to be admitted to the next showing.
7/3/2005 - Walter Hermance
The Rainbow theater was located directly across the street on Grand River from the Rivera theater.In the forties my friends and I attended movies a few times a year.I dont know when it was closed,sometime in the fifties I would think.
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Rainbo Theatre - VINTAGE PHOTO
VINTAGE PHOTO
Rainbo Theatre - Photo from early 2000's
Photo from early 2000's
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