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Murray, Utah
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Happy Hour Movie House
(Happy Hour Theatre)
 
4870 South State
Murray, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
1905  
Closed:
1925  
 

The Happy Hour Movie House was built about 1905 and showed silent films accompanied by a piano. The theater was the first in Murray and was located at about 4870 South State Street.1


1. National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for the Murray Theater