West Theatre

118 West Santa Fe Avenue,
Grants, NM 87020

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 19, 2009 at 8:52 pm

The West Theatre apparently turned fifty years old this month. The May 18, 1959, issue of Boxoffice said that it had opened recently. The opening features were “Tarawa Beachhead” and “Crash Landing.” Boxoffice reported the cost of the new theatre as $125,000.

The owner of the West Theatre was J.C. West, Grants' theater magnate. He bought the Lux Theatre in 1950, and built the Sahara Drive-In in 1958. He also operated the Trails Drive-In at Grants.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 25, 2006 at 7:46 am

It’s about a block east of the Lux.