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The three main ticket booths of the Motor-Vu Drive-In.  Behind them on the left is Screen 2. - , Utah
Grant Smith, 7 September 2004
Ideal Theatres Inc.
Coleman's Motor-Vu Drive-In
(Motor-Vu Drive-In, Weber Motor Vu Theatre)

5368 South 1050 West
Riverdale, Utah 84405
801 394-1768
motorvu.com
(1947)

The Motor-Vu Drive-In opened in 1947[1] and is located about a mile off of Riverdale Road near the south of Ogden.  With four screens on 23 acres and a capacity of up to 1,200 cars, the Motor-Vu Drive-In is the second largest drive-in theater in the state of Utah.[2]

In 1967 Fox Intermountain Theatres, a subsidiary of National General Corp., acquired operation of the Motor-Vu Drive-in.[3]

The current owner of the Motor-Vu Drive-In is Howard Coleman, who began working at the theater in 1952 as a lot boy.  He worked his way up to manager before buying the drive-in in 1979.  Coleman has no intention of selling the property and regularly turns away developers offering large sums of money.[2]

1. "Downtown S.L., Clearfield lose movie houses", Deseret News, 15 June 2000, page D7
2. "Time's running out for Utah drive-ins", Deseret News, 31 May 2000, page A1
3. "S.L. Theater Will Park 1,056 Cars", Salt Lake Tribune, 25 April 1967, page 20