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Front of the building.
Grant Smith, 24 June 2005
Graff Mercantile

4 North Main Street
Hurricane, Utah
(1914 - ?)
Charles Petty, a local store manager, brought movies to Huricanne in 1914 using a gas-powered projector. The generator "created a loud 'putt, putt' sound heard all over Hurricane; residents flocked to the theater in response."1


1. "Silent Films Intrigued and Occasionally Offended Utahns",
by W. Paul Reeve, History Blazer, August 1995