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TEMPLE THEATRE
Saginaw, MI, USA


December 2005 photos from the Ken Wuepper collection.


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This renovation of the North storefront became the ladies pa...

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Seen here are the pink marble walls and divider. Each of th...

May 2005 photos from the Brad Miller collection.


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This is the second marque on the front of the building. The...

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Looking past the mosque entrance, past the theatre, the shop...

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Designed for the Elf Khurafeh Shrine Temple in 1926 by Grand...

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The Shaheen Family have invested 7 Million Dollars into the ...

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The fully restored lobby with two grand staircases to the me...

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A gigantic Austrian crystal chandelier dominates the inner l...

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Above the main entrance foyer is a false balcony. The raili...

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Originally a coatroom, the wall was removed in the 1950s to ...

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The new owners of the theatre undertook a complete restorati...

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View from the sound and light control area at the rear of th...

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This is how a performer views the auditorium. The main floo...

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The balcony is divided into three sections by cross aisles. ...

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The Barton Butterfield Special Organ, opus #195, has 3 61-no...

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The Barton Organ #195 is maintained in heritage condition by...

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Three of the six false box seats which are the organ pipe ch...

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An upstage view reveals the new end grained Spruce flooring ...

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The rigging system consists of 50 line sets of counterweight...

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The original Frank Adam “Major System” board was fully funct...

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The green room and dressing rooms are located behind the sta...

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The #1 dressing room features a private restroom and shower....

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The false box seats are actually very convincing. The grill...

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Ken Wuepper, curator of the Barton Organ, demonstrates some ...

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Ken Wuepper, a former Butterfield employee, one of the found...

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The first floor level of the mosque building was called the ...

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Main entrance and lobby of the mosque building. All crystal...

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The second floor lobby. The dining room is behind the camer...

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The second floor dining room with crystal bowl chandeliers. ...

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This is the lobby of the ballroom. The door to the right le...

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Six crystal chandeliers hang above the hardwood dance floor ...

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This is the entrance and mezzanine with the grand curved sta...

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The mezzanine above the ballroom dance floor makes a cozy ar...

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A curved staircase leads from the ballroom balcony to the da...

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The ballroom level is served by this ladies parlor with orig...

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View from light tree at the house right end of the “Premier ...

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The mezzanine level overlooks the main lobby and the grand c...

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The sconces were restored to their original appearance with ...

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The Grand Austrian Crystal Chandelier in the main lobby. Th...

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Guarding the false balcony, this classic statue is from the ...

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Meditating on the concert is another original statue located...

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One of the Cinemeccanica V-10 projectors. 35/70 capability ...

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The 16MM projector is a Zeis Favorite 16 B. The machine con...

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The amplifier rack houses the DTS 6–AD processor and Altec p...

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The rear wall of the booth shows ample room for film inspect...

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The booth spotlight and Xenon slide projector share the larg...

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Like silent sentries, the three motion picture projectors st...

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This is the view from the last row of the balcony. The moti...

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The ceiling detail as seen from the second balcony cross ais...

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The original 4 rows of chairs were removed from this part of...

Photos from the Temple Theater Postcard collection.


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This is an original 1929 postcard of the Temple Theatre and ...
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