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ABC Intermountain Theatres opened the Regency Theatre on 19 July 1972.  The $750,000 cinema featured 780 seats and a curved Tecnikote XR 171 screen measuring 50 feet wide by 22 feet high.  Red curtains from R. L. Grosh & Sons rotated behind the screen instead of gathering at the sides.  The booth featured dual Century 35/70mm projectors with Christie CHF xenon consoles and 3,000-watt bulbs.  Cineplex Odeon relegated the Regency to dollar theater service on 6 June 1989, then closed it permanently on 25 March 1990.  The former theater was later remodeled into a three-story office building.

 
 
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The entrance of the Basin Drive-In, with the screen tower, sign, and ticket booth.

Photographer: Grant Smith
Date: 25 June 2005

Basin Drive-In Theater
680 North State Street
Mount Pleasant, Utah
 
Status:
Open 
Total Cars:
200 
Open:
1958  
 
The Basin Drive-In is the smallest drive-in in Utah, with a capacity of 200 cars. The drive-in was originally located in Vernal, but in 1958 Truxton Lund1 purchased the theater and moved everything (including projection equipment, screen, and sign) to Mount Pleasant.2

The Basin Drive-In is closed during the winter months but is open during the summer months.

1. "Sanpete County Theater Carries Traditional Fun", Salt Lake Tribune, 18 January 2003
2. http://www.driveinmovie.com/UT.htm