utahtheaters.info
 
  •Home •Theaters •News •Recent  
 
Kinema Theater
116 South State Street
Mount Pleasant, Utah
•Main Page •News Articles (3)
•Sign Guestbook
•Facts & Figures

Rex Theatre
Ogden, Utah

Stanley B. Steck was the principal owner of the Rex Theatre, which was earlier known as the Cherry Theatre.  Since it was located near another of his theaters, the Lyceum, Steck closed the Rex during the summer months, reopening in the fall when demand increased.   Because of the seasonal closures, the Rex became the nucleus of the Little Theatre community theater movements in 1919 and again in 1931.   The Rex became the Cozy Theatre after another of Steck's theaters closed.   In 1931 it became known as the Weber Theatre or Weber Little Theatre.

 
 
  Home   »  Theaters   »  Kinema Theater  »  Main Page
   
 

Kinema Theater
(Elite Theater, Star Theater)
 
116 South State Street
Mount Pleasant, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
Open:
1913  
Closed:
1985  
Demolished:
Before 2005  
 
The Elite Theater was built in 1913.

In the late 1920s,
L.C. and Nada Lund changed the name of the movie house to Star Theater.  Their son, Truxton, later took over the family business and changed the name Kinema.

The theater, which was considered fireproof when it was built, burned down in 1985.


Sources:
 "History of Mount Pleasant, Utah", by Allen Roberts
"Chapter 15: The Communities of Sanpete", A History of Sanpete County, by Albert C. T. Antrei and Allen D. Roberts, Utah State History CD-ROM