Park-Vu Drive-In

S. 1100 E and E. 3900 S,
Mill Creek, UT 84124

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Park-Vu Drive-In

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The Park-Vu Drive-In was located in Mill Creek to the south of Salt Lake City. It had in-car heaters and booked the A-class films; "Anatomy of a Murder" was showing. One show only. Strict warning for adults only. Admission was a rather large $1.00 per person.

Contributed by MikeRogers

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 29, 2010 at 8:04 pm

That address is a far cry from what I had,they really made one look for a Drive-in in those days.

ivanmlincoln
ivanmlincoln on December 29, 2010 at 9:23 pm

The Park-Vu was one of a very few (if not the only) drive-in theaters in Salt Lake City to install 70-mm equipment.
They showed the area’s only first-run presentation of “Solomon and Sheba” in Technirama-70.

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on July 8, 2015 at 9:01 pm

The original Park-Vu Drive-In opened within the Salt Lake City city limits at 540 West 13th South on June 7, 1950 with “Little Women.“ Less than two years later, it was over for the Park-Vu as torrential rains and a flood decimated the Park-Vu. It would move south to establish a drier position.

NYozoner
NYozoner on December 28, 2016 at 6:47 am

HERE is a 1950 aerial photo of the Park Vu Drive-In’s original location. The address is:

540 W 1300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

The second Park Vu Drive-In is visible on the Historic Aerials website using 1958 and 1965 imagery. It was located at:

S 1100 E at E 3900 S
Millcreek, UT 84124

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