Huish Reel Theatre
131 North Main Street
Richfield, Utah 84701
C. E. Huish Theatre Enterprises opened the Huish Theatre in 1947. The architect was Fred L. Markham, who also designed the Huish Theatre in Payson. The 758-seat theater has a stage and balcony with as many as 300 seats.
Reel Theatres Inc., which operated a twin-screen theater in Richfield Plaza, purchased the long-closed Huish Theatre in 1996. A new Simplex projector and DTS Digital sound system were installed. The theater's original E-7 projector was moved to the lobby for display. YESCO renovated the vertical blade sign on the theater's facade. Below the vertical neon letters H-U-I-S-H, a lighted box was added with the word REEL.
For its week-long grand re-opening, the Huish Reel Theatre played Pocahontas and Sabrina to capacity crowds. Admission and ticket prices were the same as when the theater first opened in 1947.
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