UTE Drive-In

90 E. 7800 South,
Midvale, UT 84047

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UTE Drive-In

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Located on 7800 South State Street the UTE Drive-In was busy playing the Disney classic, "Shaggy Dog", a forgetable "Westbound" was the second feature, this was on October 2, 1959.

Contributed by MikeRogers

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 29, 2010 at 12:03 pm

Thanks Chuck,I was going by the silly newspaper ad.

byulcsw on March 16, 2011 at 12:09 am

I have a tape recording of my great-grandfather, Zachariah Brown, talking about how his father, Silas Brown, started the first movie picture theatre in midvale. Called it the alysian theatre (elision; probably spelled it wrong, but it sounds like it looks). It started in Zach’s mid teen years which would have been around 1915. The brown family ran this theatre as a family business primarily. Zach and his brother, John, learned how to run the machines as teenagers and helped sell candy during the change of the reels (i.e. which was about every 15-20 minutes). That’s all I know about it. Would be cool if someone else knew more information about this theatre and could help verify it’s existence. Figured you might since the ute is the oldest midvale theatre shown here.
Thanks, Isaac Brown

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