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The Colonial Theatre was built by the Auerbach brothers in 1908 at a cost of $150,000 to show plays by traveling companies with the Northwestern Theatrical Association.  The interior was decorated with ivory and gold, with green sidewalls, carpets and draperies.  It had a seating capacity of 1936, with box seats and two balconies.  It showed movies as the Victory Theatre.  About 1942 it was destroyed by fire.

 
 
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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