Bonnie Theatre

94 South Main Street,
Helper, UT 84526

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The Bonnie located on Main Street was opened in 1935. It was owned by William Littlejohn. The Bonnie had a decent sized stage house and was used for vaudeville for performers as a stop between Salt Lake City and Grand Juncetion, CO.

The Bonnie continued showing movies until it was closed in 1955. When television came to Helper it caused the attendance to drop drastically giving the theatre no alternative but to close.

The old Bonnie was converted to a bowling named the Gateway Lanes and is still in operation.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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Francios on March 26, 2013 at 3:10 am

address is 765 Main Street

Francios on March 27, 2013 at 3:00 am

I am sorry about that…..I stand corrected….but the Google map sure does need to be corrected. On the map it is showing 94 North Main Street, but the address states 94 South Main. That is a huge difference in location. 94 North Main is our Lumber Yard (Central Commission)not the old Bonnie

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