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The parents of the Osmond Family enjoyed dancing at the Apollo Hall so much they bought the hall when it went up for sale. The Fuell family reopened it as the Apollo 8 in February 2011. The dance hall has a 7,000 square foot, spring-loaded dance floor.

 
 
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Star Theater
(Star Hall Theater)
 
LaPoint, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
Open:
About 1930  
Closed:
1931  
Demolished:
1940  
 
The Star Theater was built about 1930 in the small town of LaPoint.  The theater was used for silent films, stage shows, community meetings, and even funerals.  The side walls of the theater were made of rough-hewn logs, but the façade features Mission-style stucco.  The Star Theater stopped showing movies in 1931, after struggling financially with the expense of films and projection equipment.  The building was used as a dance hall and skating rink before it burned down in 1940.


Sources:
-Utah Historical Quarterly, Volume 67, Number 2 (Spring 1999), "Going to the Movies: A Photo Essay on Theaters", by Roger Roper
-"Settlements of Uintah County: Digging Deeper", by Doris Burton, (Vernal, UT: Uintah County Library, 1998), 459–60.
-"Chapter 3: Establishing Settlements", A History of Uintah County, by Doris Karren Burton, Utah State History CD-ROM