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The Elberta Theatre opened in Brigham City on 12 March 1917, built by W. H. Shurtliffe and W. R. Dredge.  A unique feature of the theater was that moviegoers entered the auditorium next to the screen, allowing latecomers to find their way to their seats using the reflected light of the film.  An orchestra pit below the screen had room for a piano and up to five other instruments.  About 1927, the Elberta was renamed the Capitol Theatre.  It is now part of the Walker Cinemas chain.

 
 
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Thanksgiving Point opens new theater

By PAUL CATALA
Daily Herald, 29 May 2003

Article Summary:
The new Thanksgiving Point Stadium 8 Theatres will open four of its eight screens Friday at noon. The theater was originally scheduled to open May 23, but was delayed a week because of problems getting the seats shipped and installed. All eight theaters should be open by next Friday.

The Stadium 8 is Westates Theaters' second theater in Utah County. The first was Water Gardends Cinema 6 in Pleasant Grove, which opened in November 1997.

The $3.5 million theater complex has 28,000 square feet and is equipped with “the most modern equipment in projection and sound technology.” Auditoriums seat between 200 and 300 patrons and feature stadium seating. The theater's mirror projectors have infinite focal points, making the screens' brightness and clarity equally dispersed. All theaters have digital sound, with Dolby sound systems in two of them.

Opening day features were "Finding Nemo", "Holes", and "Italian Job".
 

 

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Thanksgiving Point opens new theater