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Richmond, Utah  84333
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The Richmond City Hall and theater.

Photographer: Grant Smith
Date: 7 May 2011

Richmond Theater
(Richmond Opera House, Kinema Theatre, Richmond City Hall)
 
6 West Main Street
Richmond, Utah 84333
 
Status:
Closed 
Open:
Before 1940  
Closed:
After 1955  
 

According to Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, the Richmond Opera House was open from about 1912 to 1927.[1]  In 1927, Polk also listed the Kinema Theatre.[2]

The Richmond ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints showed movies in Richmond about 1935.[3]

The Richmond Theater showed movies from about 1940 to 1955.[3]


1. Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1912-1913, 1914-1915, 1918-1919, 1920-1921, 1922-1923, 1927-1928
2. Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1927-1928
3. "Brigham City", movie-theatre.org