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Salt Lake City, Utah

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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Flame Theater
Manila, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
early 1960s  
 
The Flame movie theater was built in the late 1950s or early 1960s, as the town of Manila grew during the construction of the Flaming Gorge Dam.

Source:
"Chapter 11, A Recreational Economy", A History of Daggett County, by Michael W. Johnson, with Robert E. Parson and Daniel A. Stebbins