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Clark Gable in 'Call of the Wild' at the State in 1935.
Salt Lake Tribune, page 36, 18 November 1935
State Theatre
(Esquire Theater, Studio Theatre)

228 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah
(1928 - 1985)
The State theater was located at 228 South State Street in Salt Lake City, Utah. It opened about 1928. In 1949 the theater was operated by Joseph L. Lawrence and David K. Edwards*, who also operated the Uptown, Rialto, and who built the Villa Theatre. In 1958, the license of the State was suspended for 60 days because of a "complaint or charge as made by Chief of Police W. Cleon Skousen".*