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Blanding, Utah

LeRay Alexander, a school teacher and World War II veteran, opened the first commercial movie theater in Blanding on 23 August 1946, despite opposition and competing plans from local leaders.   Dr. Wesley R. Bayles helped fund the $11,000 showhouse.  Over 60 years later, the San Juan Theatre continues bring movies to the county it was named after.

 
 
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Star Theatre - New Business of the Year
New Business of the Year

By Patsy Stoddard, Editor
Emery County Progress, 29 April 2003

Article Summary:
In April 2003 Janice and Percy Mounteer received the Chamber of Commerce New Business of the Year award for their work cleaning and fixing up the Star Theatre in Huntington.
 

 

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Star Theatre - New Business of the Year