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Detroit’s Fox Theatre opens with a gala in 1928
September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 am
The gala opening of Detroit’s Fox Theatre took place on this day in 1928. It featured the silent film ’’Street Angel’’ starring Janet Gaynor. The live show depicted a history of Detroit from its settlement in 1701 to the present. The movie palace contained 5,041 seats and a unique mix of Egyptian, Far Eastern and Indian styles.