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Perry, Utah
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Blanding, Utah

LeRay Alexander, a school teacher and World War II veteran, opened the first commercial movie theater in Blanding on 23 August 1946, despite opposition and competing plans from local leaders.   Dr. Wesley R. Bayles helped fund the $11,000 showhouse.  Over 60 years later, the San Juan Theatre continues bring movies to the county it was named after.

 
 
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An aerial photo of the site where the Big See Drive-In Theatre was located.

Image courtesy of the U. S. Geological Survey
Date: 9 September 1993

Big See Drive-In
415 West 1700 South
Perry, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
Open:
Before 1964  
Closed:
After 1985  
 
The Big See Drive-In showed movies from about 1964 to 1975.1

1. "Brigham City", movie-theatre.org