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Monticello, Utah  84535
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Isis Theater
Salt Lake City, Utah

Open in 1908, the Isis Theatre was one of the first motion picture theaters in Salt Lake City.  Its manager in 1910 was Max Florence, who a year later tried to blackmail the LDS Church by selling amateur photos of the Salt Lake Temple interior.  Dan Kostopulos, a benefactor of underprivileged children, later renamed it the Broadway Theatre.  In a 1976 press conference, Palace Theatre operator Lee Harper complained bitterly of persecution, made acusations of police brutality, threatened the life of a local judge, and accused the LDS Church of being involved with the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luthar King.

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The projection building on the drive in site in June 2004.

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Date: 5 June 2004

Nu-Vue Drive-In Theatre
Abajo Drive & Pinon Drive
Monticello, Utah 84535
About April 1954  
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