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Brigham City, Utah

The Elberta Theatre opened in Brigham City on 12 March 1917, built by W. H. Shurtliffe and W. R. Dredge.  A unique feature of the theater was that moviegoers entered the auditorium next to the screen, allowing latecomers to find their way to their seats using the reflected light of the film.  An orchestra pit below the screen had room for a piano and up to five other instruments.  About 1927, the Elberta was renamed the Capitol Theatre.  It is now part of the Walker Cinemas chain.

 
 
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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