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Empress Theatre
Magna, Utah

The name 'Empress' is spelled out in with white light bulbs, with a border of red lights.

The Empress Theatre
has opened once again! 
9104 West 2700 South
Magna, Utah
801-347-7373
Empress Theatre

    
 
The OHPAA group continues it's renovating efforts, with an expanded parking area now ready to use and two addtitional rooms now painted!   We have also been officially designated a Non'profit Corporation by the IRS!  The Empress is also the filming location for a new Disney Movie  ("Dadnapped") which will be aired on the Disney Channel next spring.  We are very excited!
  
And come see the new carpet in our lobby! It's gorgeous!
   
 Things are happening fast at the Empress.  You'll have to hurry to keep up!

 
 
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Advertisement for the Whitaker Theatres in Circleville and Marysvale.

Piute County News, Page 8, 13 October 1939

Whittaker Theater
Marysvale, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
Before 1940  
Closed:
After 1955  
 
The Whittaker Theater showed movies from about 1940 to 1955.1

Earl Whittaker owned movie theaters in Marysvale and Circleville. During World War II, the theaters showed the film “Salute to the Marines” in an effort to raise interest in buying war bonds.2


1. "Rural 1", http://movie-theatre.org
2.
"Chapter 12: The Middle Years", A History of Piute County, by Linda King Newell, Utah State History Suite CD-ROM