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Fountain Green Theatre
Fountain Green, Utah

The LDS Church opened the Fountain Green Theatre and Dance Hall in 1918 and for decades it was the heart of the community.  In 1944 the building was sold to Ivin Rasmussen, who continued to operate the recreation center until 1950, when television changed the way people spent their evenings.  Rasmussen converted the dance hall into a general store, but the building sat vacant for 30 years after the store closed in 1976.  His descendants donated the building to the city in 1998 and the restored community center reopened on Memorial Day weekend 2004.

 
 
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Star Theater
Payson, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
Before 1922  
Closed:
After 1950  
 
The Star Theater opened before 19221 and showed movies from about 1935 to 1950.2


1. Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1922-1923, 1927-1928, 1930-1931
2. "Provo", movie-theatre.org, listing as its sources the Film Weekly Film Journal yearbooks 1920, 1925, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and International motion picture almanacs 1961, 1964, 1969, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 1998, 2000