The Craig Fahle Show

America's First Video Store: Thomas Video To Close Soon

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Photo courtesy Thomas Video. From Left to Right: Quentin Tarantino, Gary Reichel, and Jim Olenski

The owners of Thomas Video, Gary Reichel and Jim Olenski. speak to WDET about the soon to be closing of their video store, a space that has been a focal point of the community of Clawson, Michigan. Thomas Video is coined as the first video store in the U.S.

"We like all movies", both owners have said.

They offer an array of mainstream and hard to find videos, including laserdisc movies. The owners talks about the many customers that arrive to the store, including most recently, Film Director-Producer, Quentin Tarantino.