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Rand Theater
(Rand Theatre, Cozy Theatre, Jitney)
 
117 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
1910 or 1911  
Closed:
After 1927  
 
The Rand Theatre opened in 1910 or 1911 and was also known as the Jitney Theatre.

From about 1920 to 1927, the theater was named Cozy Theatre.1



1. Salt Lake City Classified Business Directory, Summer 1926; Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1920-1921, 1922-1923, 1927-1928