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Abajo Drive & Pinon Drive
Monticello, Utah  84535
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The Elberta Theatre opened in Brigham City on 12 March 1917, built by W. H. Shurtliffe and W. R. Dredge.  A unique feature of the theater was that moviegoers entered the auditorium next to the screen, allowing latecomers to find their way to their seats using the reflected light of the film.  An orchestra pit below the screen had room for a piano and up to five other instruments.  About 1927, the Elberta was renamed the Capitol Theatre.  It is now part of the Walker Cinemas chain.

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

Google Earth, 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