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Colonial Theatre
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Colonial Theatre was built by the Auerbach brothers in 1908 at a cost of $150,000 to show plays by traveling companies with the Northwestern Theatrical Association.  The interior was decorated with ivory and gold, with green sidewalls, carpets and draperies.  It had a seating capacity of 1936, with box seats and two balconies.  It showed movies as the Victory Theatre.  About 1942 it was destroyed by fire.

 
 
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Movies 6
(Layton Hills Starship Theatres)
 
800 West 1500 North
Layton, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
Auditoriums:
Open:
1980  
Closed:
After August 1992  
 
The Cinemark Movies 6 was built in 1980 as part of the new Layton Hills Mall.1  In 1990, Cinemark built the Movies 10 theater next to Movies 6. In December 1994, Cinemark announced that it would demolish Movies 6 in order to build a new 16-screen theater.2 The new theater was later named Tinseltown and had only 7 screens instead of the originally-planned 16.

1. "Chapter 10, Planning for the Future", A History of Davis County, by Glen M. Leonard
2. "Movie Mania in Layton: 36 Screen", Deseret News, 15 February 1995, page B3