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2450 North Main Street
Logan, Utah  84341
(435) 753-1900
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San Juan Theatre
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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The entrance of the Movies 5, in the southwest corner of the building.

Photographer: Grant Smith
Date: 5 May 2011

Movies 5
2450 North Main Street
Logan, Utah 84341
(435) 753-1900
http://www.megaplextheatres.com/
 
Status:
Open 
Chain:
Megaplex Theatres 
Auditoriums:
Total Seats:
622 
Open:
1997  
 
When Westates Theatres built the Movie 5 theater in 1997, it was supposed to be part of a greater commercial complex.  Instead Westates found itself alone, with traffic congestion caused by inadequate access to the unfiniushed development.

"With eight new screens going up in Providence, the Force is with Westates Theatres", Herald Journal , 25 August 2002