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Villa Theatre
Facts & Figures
Status:
Alternate Use 
Total Seats:
930 
Architect:
A. B. Paulson 
Dates
Event Date Description  
Open 23 December 1949
Close 18 February 2003
Name History
Name Start Date End Date
Villa Theatre 23 December 1949 Present
Villa Cinerama Theatre mid 1960s late 1960s
Theater Chains
Chain Start Date End Date
Intermountain Theaters 23 December 1949
Fox Intermountain Theatres 30 June 1973
Mann Theatres 2 July 1973 November 1992
Carmike Cinemas November 1992 18 February 2003
Functions
Name Start Date End Date Description
Movies
Non-Theater Use
Auditoriums
Name Start Date End Date Description
Auditorium 23 December 1949 18 February 2003
Seat Counts
Auditorium Seats Start Date End Date Stadium
Auditorium About 1300 23 December 1949 30 September 1953 Yes
Auditorium About 1000 1 September 1960 1996 Yes
Auditorium 1010 About 1981 Yes
Auditorium 930 1996 18 February 2003 Yes
Screens
Auditorium Name Height Width Start Date End Date
Auditorium Original Screen  20 26 23 December 1949 30 September 1953
Auditorium CinemaScope Screen    53 1 October 1953 July 1958
Auditorium TODD-AO Screen    54 31 July 1958 24 August 1960
Auditorium Cinemiracle    Supposedly 100 1 September 1960 4 July 1961
Auditorium Cinerama  29 89 22 July 1961 About 1978
Auditorium Carmike Screen  29 78 1996 18 February 2003
Sound Systems
Auditorium Sound System Type Start Date End Date
Auditorium Single Channel Sound 23 December 1949 30 September 1953
Auditorium 4 Track Stereo 1 October 1953 July 1958
Auditorium 6 Track Stereo 31 July 1958 18 February 2003
Auditorium Dolby Digital 1996 18 February 2003
Auditorium DTS Digital November 2002 18 February 2003