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Empress Theatre
Magna, Utah

The name 'Empress' is spelled out in with white light bulbs, with a border of red lights.

The Empress Theatre
has opened once again! 
9104 West 2700 South
Magna, Utah
801-347-7373
Empress Theatre

    
 
The OHPAA group continues it's renovating efforts, with an expanded parking area now ready to use and two addtitional rooms now painted!   We have also been officially designated a Non'profit Corporation by the IRS!  The Empress is also the filming location for a new Disney Movie  ("Dadnapped") which will be aired on the Disney Channel next spring.  We are very excited!
  
And come see the new carpet in our lobby! It's gorgeous!
   
 Things are happening fast at the Empress.  You'll have to hurry to keep up!

 
 
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Front of the building.

Photographer: Grant Smith
Date: 24 June 2005

Graff Mercantile
4 North Main Street
Hurricane, Utah
 
Status:
Closed 
Open:
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