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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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This church building may be the same one where movies where shown from about 1935 to 1945.

Photographer: Grant Smith
Date: 2 July 2005

LDS Ward
Huntington, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
Before 1940  
Closed:
After 1945  
 
The Huntington ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints showed movies from about 1940 to about 1945.

Sources:
- "Chapter 6: Hard Times, Good Times, 1920 - 1945", A History of Emery County, by Edward A. Geary
- "Rural 3", movie-theatre.org