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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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Electric Theatre
264 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
About 1908  
Closed:
After 1908  
 
The Electric Theatre was located at 264 South State Street and was open about 1908.1


1. Polk's Salt Lake City Directory, 1908; Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1908