utahtheaters.info
 
  •Home •Theaters •News •Recent  
 
Nu-Vue Drive-In Theatre
Abajo Drive & Pinon Drive
Monticello, Utah  84535
•Main Page •News Articles (6)
•Photos
•Sign Guestbook

Famous Films Theatre
Ogden, Utah

When the Glen Brothers Piano Company opened its new store in 1923, the third floor included a 200-seat recital space named Chickering Hall.  The acoustics were described as “absolutely perfect.”  In 1975 the building was remodeled into the Washington Fair, a mall with a dozen specialty shops.  The stage on the third floor became the Laughing Gypsy Comedy Theatre and later the Famous Films Theatre.

 
 
  Home   »  Theaters   »  Nu-Vue Drive-In Theatre  »  Main Page
   
 
The projection building on the drive in site in June 2004.

Google Earth
Date: 5 June 2004

Nu-Vue Drive-In Theatre
Abajo Drive & Pinon Drive
Monticello, Utah 84535
 
Status:
Demolished 
Open:
About April 1954  
Closed:
After 1985  
 
The Nu-Vue Drive-In opened a couple months after an 18 February 1954 article in the Times-Independent newspaper.1  The theater closed sometime after 1985.2

1. "Chapter 12: The Uranium Boom Years to 1960", A History of Grand County, by Richard A. Firmage
2. "Rural 1", movie-theatre.org