The MCTOS Redford Theatre Calendar of Events


Evening showings of films begin at 8:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Each regular movie showing is preceded by a 30 minute mini-concert beginning at 7:30.

Saturday matinees begin with an organ overture at 1:30 p.m. The film starts at 2:00 p.m.
Special event films may follow a different schedule. Doors open one hour before each show.

See movies and shows under the Redford's star-filled sky

Free, supervised parking for movies is available immediately north of the theatre building.
For further information, call our 24 hour information line at 313-537-2560.

Tickets for most events can be purchased online.  Look for

to buy your tickets with a credit card.  You can even skip the box office line 
completely by printing your tickets at home.

Tickets may also be purchased at the theatre box office starting one hour before each show. 
Only cash is accepted at the box office.  Box office opens one hour before show time.

The film titles are linked to the Internet Movie Database.

Do you like real butter on your popcorn? You get it at the Redford - no extra charge! 

Strangers on a train

Strangers On A Train

January 4 - 8:00 p.m.
  January 5 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $4.00


Starring Farley Granger,
Ruth Roman
and Robert Walker

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Warner Bros/1951/1:41/Black and White/Mono

Sponsored by National Heating and Cooling

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Prefer Blondes

January 18 - 8:00 p.m.
January 19 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $4.00

  Starring Marilyn Monroe,
Jane Russell
and Charles Coburn

Prizes for all Marilyn Monroe Look-Alikes.  Come dressed to dazzle.

20th Century Fox/1953/1:31/Color/Mono

January 26 - 3 p.m. ONLY

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Adults $25.00/Children $10.00


Pillow Talk

February 8 - 8:00 p.m.
February 9 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $4.00


Starring Rock Hudson
and Doris Day

with Tony Randall and Thelma Ritter 

Universal International/1950/1:42/Eastmancolor/Mono


The Letter

February 22 - 8:00 p.m.
February 23 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $4.00


Starring Bette Davis,
Herbert Marshall
and James Stephenson

Produced and Directed by William Wyler

Warner Bros/1940/1:35/Black and White/Mono

Enter a world of pure imagination.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

March 8 - 8:00
March 9 - 1:00 and 8:00
Tickets - $5.00


Starring Gene Wilder and Jack Albertson
with live appearances by Peter Ostrum (Charlie Bucket)
and Paris Themmen (Mike Teevee)

Please note the change in the Saturday matinee time.
Peter Ostrum and Paris Themmen will have autographed photos for sale and they will autograph customer-provided items at a cost of $20 (cash only).

Wolper Productions/1971/1:40/Color/Stereo/Rated G

Meet and Greet
with Peter Ostrum and Paris Themmen
Peter Ostrum
                asCharlie Bucket March 9 - 5:00 p.m.
Tickets - $30

Space is limited
Paris Themmen
                as Mike Teevee
An opportunity to meet and greet Peter Ostrum (Charlie Bucket)
and Paris Themmen (Mike Teevee).  The event will include a
selection of chocolate desserts plus early seating for the movie.
Your golden ticket to imagination and adventure!
Meet and Greet

Vaudevelle Memories
March 15 and March 17
featuring Melissa Ambrose-Eidson
presented by
The Motor City Theatre Organ Society and Stagecrafters

$18.00 March 15 at 8:00 p.m.
$16.00 March 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Click to purchase tickets.

Easter Parade

March 22 - 8:00 p.m.
March 23 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $4.00


Starring Judy Garland,
Fred Astaire
and Ann Miller

Full of melody! Full of young love!

The Happiest Musical Ever Made Is Irving Berlin's Easter Parade



Sponsored by Bob Smith,

Three Stooges Festival

April 5 - 8:00 p.m.
April 6 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $5.00

Women Haters
Movie Maniacs
Disorder in the Court
False Alarms
Mutts to You
Three Missing Links
Images courtesy of

Sponsored by Invictus Legal Group

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

April 19 - 8:00 p.m.
  April 20- 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $4.00


Starring Paul Newman,
Robert Redford
and Katharine Ross

Sponsored by Joseph Z. Kowalsky J.D., Upstream Investment Partners 

20th Century Fox/1969/1:40/Technicolor/Mono

Buster Keaton Festival

Father Andrew Rogers
April 27th - 8:00 p.m. ONLY
$12.00 Adult/$8.00 Children

Buster Keaton Festival
accompanied by Fr. Andrew Rogers

Electric House
The Scarecrow
The Goat

Walt Disney's
"Mary Poppins"

July 12 - 8:00 p.m.
July 13 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $5.00

  Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke

Rated G
Plus the 1937 Walt Disney cartoon "The Old Mill"

The Disneyana Fan Club of Southeast Michigan Presents Disney
Historian Jim Korkis.
Jim will be at all 3 shows to answer questions.

A silent auction will be held to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Walt Disney Productions/1964/2:19/Color/Rated G/Stereo Click here to view the items up for auction.

Alfred Hitchcock's "Notorious"

July 26 - 8:00 p.m.
July 27 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $5.00


  Cary Grant
Ingrid Bergman

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Plus the Warner Bros Cartoon "Dough Ray Me-ow" from 1948.

RKO /1946/1:41/Black and White/Unrated/Mono

The Long, Long Trailer

August 9 - 8:00 p.m.
August 10 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Tickets - $5.00

  Starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
with Marjorie Main and Keenan Wynn

Plus Popeye in the 1950 cartoon "Beach Peach"


Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
Cecil Cosey presents- A Black Star Ent. Production
"An Alternative for Girls"
Starring Robert Curry of Day 26
Featuring Ruff Doggs Shonda Jay
Tickets $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door.
Click here for more information.


Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw

August 23 - 8:00 p.m.
August 24 -  2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $5.00

  Plus the 1957 Woody Woodpecker cartoon "Dopey Dick the Pink Whale"

Universal/1975/2:04/Color/Stereo SR-D 

Dead Prez

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

Impeccable Projects, Inc and YBS Consulting LLC presents
"The Rebirth Experience"
Featuring Dead Prez

Click here for more information.

The Music Man

The Music Man

Starring Robert Preston and Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones will appear live at all three shows.
Autographs are $25 each item.

 You may select one of the 8 x 10 glossies provided or bring your own personal item to have autographed.
Photos with Ms. Jones are $10 each

Warner Bros./1962/2:31/Stereo Technicolor/Technirama/Rated G

September 13 - 8:00 p.m.
  September 14 - 8:00 p.m.
September 15 - 1:00 p.m.

The Music Man

All 3 shows will include a live performance by the Livonia Youth Symphony Orchestras and a strolling barbershop quartet.

The Graduate

The Graduate

Directed by
Mike Nichols

September 27 - 8:00 p.m.
  September 28 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Tickets - $5.00

Anne Bancroft
Dustin Hoffman

Plus The Pink Panther in
"The Pink Phink"

MGM/1967/1:46/Stereo Technicolor/Panavision/Rated PG

The Graduate
Sponsored by National Heating and Cooling

Vincent Price Film Festival

Three Stooges Festival

October 11 - 8:00 p.m.
October 12 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Tickets - $5.00

Three Little Pigskins
Uncivil Warriors
Pardon My Scotch
Disorder in the Court
Brideless Groom
The Hot Scots
Images courtesy of
Sponsored by The T-Shirt Guy


The Shining

October 18 - 11:00 p.m. ONLY

Tickets - $5.00


Starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall,
Danny Lloyd and Scatman Crothers

Warner Bros/1980/2:26/WarnerColor/Mono/Rated R

He Who Gets Slapped

He Who Gets Slapped

October 19 - 8:00 p.m.
Tickets - $6.00


Starring Lon Chaney, John Gilbert
and Norma Shearer

With Live Accompaniment by John Lauter   

Metro Goldwyn/1924/1:20/Black and White/Silent

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

PLUS Woody Woodpecker in "Slingshot 6-7/8"

October 25 - 8:00 p.m.
October 26 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Tickets - $5.00


Starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire and Janet Leigh 

It Is Required That You See Psycho From The Very Beginning!

Don't give away the ending - it's the only one we have!    

Paramount/1960/1:49/Black and White/Mono/Rated R

Mister Roberts

Mister Roberts

PLUS Nancy and Sluggo in "Doing Their Bit"

November 8 - 8:00 p.m.
November 9 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Tickets - $5.00


Starring Henry Fonda, James Cagney,
Jack Lemmon and William Powell 

Warner Bros/1955/2:03/WarnerColor/Mono/CinemaScope



  Third Classic Animation Festival
Saturday November 16 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

FamilyAnimation Rarities Festival
hosted by Steve Stanchfield

All Seats $5.00

These rare classic animated short subjects are appropriate for all ages

Tom and



It's A Wonderful Life

  November 22 - 8:00 p.m.
November 23 - 1:00 & 8:00

Tickets - $6.00
 Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore
Karolyn "Zuzu" Grimes

Wonderful! Wonderful! Wonderful! How could it be anything else?

RKO-Liberty Films/1946/2:10/Black and White/Mono 

Special Guest Appearances by Karolyn "Zuzu" Grimes at all 3 shows
Ms. Grimes will have unique items available for sale and autographing.

Meet and Greet
"It's A Wonderful Evening" with Karolyn "Zuzu" Grimes
Zuzu November 23
5:00 p.m.
Tickets - $85

Space is limited to 50 guests
An opportunity to meet and greet Karolyn and enjoy dinner with her at the historic Fisher Mansion on Boston Boulevard in Detroit.  The event will include the dinner, a selection of chocolate desserts, an autographed copy of her book and admission to the evening performance of the film.
Fisher Mansion
Meet and Greet

Home Alone

PLUS Woody Woodpecker in
"Redwood Sap"

Home Alone

Bring your camera to get a picture with Santa

December 6 - 8:00 p.m.
December 7 - 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Tickets - $5.00


Starring Macaulay Caulkin, Cathering O'Hara, John Heard,
Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern

20th Century Fox/1990/1:43/Color/Stereo/Rated PG

Christmas Concert

American Liberty Singers
Featured organist - Robert Farmer

Tom and Jerry in
"The Night Before Christmas"

White Christmas

December 20 - 8:00 p.m.
December 21 - 2:00 & 8:00

Tickets - $5.00

  Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney
Santa visits the Redford Theatre this weekend.  
Bring your camera to get a picture with Santa.

Paramount/1954/2:00/Technicolor/First Movie Filmed in VistaVision/Mono  

All seats $5.00

2012/Michigan Blue Lake Productions/Color/Unrated/Digital

Motor City Step Show
Saturday, December 28, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.

9th Annual Motor City Step Show
Holiday Edition

Quite Simply The GREATEST Step Show In The World! 
Come watch college Step Teams from all over the state
compete for
bragging rights to be called the
Motor City Step Show Champions!

Advance Tickets - $25, Day of Show - $30

Buy Tickets Now

Our Film Series Sponsors
  Carrier  National Heating and Cooling
Fisher Funeral Home
Our Film Series Sponsors

Motor City Theatre Organ Society reserves the right to change programming due to circumstances beyond its control.

Film specifications and running times are believed to be accurate, but may vary due to changing availability of prints.

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