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C. W. Showalter, and Andrew King opened the Orpheus Hall on Thanksgiving Day, 30 November 1911.  The amusement hall had a spring dance floor, but was also used for roller skating, basketball, banquets, and movies.  It was named after the Greek god of Mirth, “a famous musician who is reputed to have had power to entrance men, beasts, and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.”  At 11:00 PM on New Years Eve, 1928, the hall was renamed Imperial Hall.  In a ceremony on 20 April 1965, Governor Governor Calvin L. Rampton took a sledge hammer and delivered the first blow in the demolition of the hall as part of a community beautification campaign.

 
 
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Cozy Theater
Lehi, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
Before 1940  
Closed:
After 1945  
 
During the Great Depression the Cozy Theater, and Lehi's other theater, the Royal Theater, would occasionally give away tickets to keep up peoples' spirits.1

The Cozy Theater showed movies from about 1940 to 19452


1. "Chapter 10: The Terrible Thirties: The Great Depression 1930-1939", A History of Utah County, by Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, Utah State History CD-ROM
2. "Provo", http://movie-theatre.org