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Legacy Theatre
Salt Lake City, Utah

The 500-seat Legacy Theatre was built in the former Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Utah as the building was converted into the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.  The theater opened on 3 July 1993, presenting the Church-produced film “Legacy” in 70mm six-channel Dolby Stereo on a 63-foot-wide screen.  The Legacy Theatre was the last theater in the Salt Lake area to present traditional “five perf” 70mm films.  The first digital projector in Utah was installed at the Legacy Theatre for “Joseph Smith, The Prophet of the Restoration,” which opened on 17 December 2005.

 
 
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Grove Theater Legacy
Miller family provides 30 years of movie entertainment

By Greg Hall
New Utah, 04 December 2003, Page 3

Article Summary:
John Miller started his first theater in Heber in the mid 1920s, where he showed silent movies.  He later moved to American Fork, where he built the Towne Cinema.  He also purchased the Alhambra theater in Pleasant Grove and a theater in Lehi.

For almost 30 years the Miller family operated the Alhambra, with sons running the movie projectors while daughters worked the concession stand and ticket booths.  In 1972, after the Miller children had moved away, the theater was sold to Lamont Alan.

The Alhambra was recently transformed into the Little London Theater, offering dinner and live plays.  Many were saddened when the popular venture closed in 2002, but in 2003 Gayliene Omary and Jan Shelton purchased the property and renamed the theater The Grove Theater and Academy.

 

 

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Grove Theater Legacy