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LeRay Alexander, a school teacher and World War II veteran, opened the first commercial movie theater in Blanding on 23 August 1946, despite opposition and competing plans from local leaders.   Dr. Wesley R. Bayles helped fund the $11,000 showhouse.  Over 60 years later, the San Juan Theatre continues bring movies to the county it was named after.

 
 
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Holladay Theater
4850 South Holladay Blvd
Holladay, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
Before 1940  
Closed:
After 1955  
 
The Holladay Theater was located at 4850 South Holaday Blvd1 and showed movies from about 1940 to 1955.2

June Eveline Jensen Reynolds, who was born in 1926, sold tickets at the Holladay Theater as a young girl.3


1. Salt Lake City Classified Business Directory, 1954-1955
2. "Excel fle", movietheatre.org,
listing as its sources the Film Weekly Film Journal yearbooks 1920, 1925, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and International motion picture almanacs 1961, 1964, 1969, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 1998, 2000
3. "Obituary: June Eveline Jensen Reynolds", Deseret Morning News, 28 March 2004