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750 West 300 North
Richfield, Utah
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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 Rich Drive-In on a 1986 geological survey map.  The theater faced west.

Courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey
Date: 1 July 1986

Rich Drive In Theatre
(Skyline Drive-In, Rich Drive-In Theatre)
 
750 West 300 North
Richfield, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
Open:
Before 1950  
Closed:
1974  
 
The Skyline Drive-In opened before 1950.  After 1955 it may have been renamed Rich Drive-In, which open from before 1961 to after 1975.1  

The Rich Drive-In was owned by Van Anderson and was located by the mountains on the west side of town.  The Rich Drive-In was later demolished and I-70 now occupies part of its site.


1. "Rural 2", http://movie-theatre.org