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Ogden, Utah

Stanley B. Steck was the principal owner of the Rex Theatre, which was earlier known as the Cherry Theatre.  Since it was located near another of his theaters, the Lyceum, Steck closed the Rex during the summer months, reopening in the fall when demand increased.   Because of the seasonal closures, the Rex became the nucleus of the Little Theatre community theater movements in 1919 and again in 1931.   The Rex became the Cozy Theatre after another of Steck's theaters closed.   In 1931 it became known as the Weber Theatre or Weber Little Theatre.

 
 
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Rex Theatre
(Rex Hall)
 
Parowan, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
15 April 1910  
Closed:
After 1922  
 
Rex Theatre was opened on 15 April 1910 by Wilkinson, Corry and J. M. Halterman.  The theater showed silent films with background music provided by an orchestra or pianist.1

Rex Theatre closed after 1922.2


1. "Chapter 7: The Early Twentieth Century: 1900 to 1940", A History of Iron County, by Janet Burton Seegmiller, Utah History Suite CD-ROM
2.
Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1914-1915, 1918-1919, 1920-1921, 1922-1923