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Blanding, Utah

The first movies in Blanding were shown in the meetinghouse of the LDS Church, under the direction of the bishopric. A hand-crank projector was set up in the balcony of the chapel, with accompaniment provided by piano.

 
 
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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