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This theater goes back to the 1940's. It was run by Rex Kinne until 1959. Rex had a heart attack so he sold the theater to Harry Jones. Sadly Rex passed away on February 17th 1959. I am not sure how long the theater was open after it was taken over by the new owners. A submitter indicated it was located on main street where a coney island and bowling alley stands as of 2021. I have used the address of the Coney Island as an approximate location.
From Jacob Donner, Whitmore Lake Historian:
The Lee theater was built after the second world war by Ed Carrow who named it after his brother who was killed in the war. Carrow sold the business as well as the South Lyon theater to Mr. Kinne around 1951. The Lee became storage for All Star beverages until it burned in 1967. The below picture is the Lee theater fire.
I used to go to the Lee when i was a kid, in the mid 50's. My dad would take the whole family at least once a week during the summer. It was the only air-conditioned place in town. It showed first run movies, many times before they showed in Detroit. They changed features twice a week, Sunday and Wednesday.