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Bountiful Drive-In Theatre

2699 S Main St
Bountiful UT

Demolished Outdoor Theatre
Record #25534  
 Opened:
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 650 cars
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Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Bountiful Motor View

Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

The Bountiful Motor View Theatre was owned by J. N. Bills and had a capacity of 650 cars. The screen of the theater was on the west side of the drive-in and had exposed iron I-beam girders on its backside. In front of the screen was a sandbox where children could play. Sound was provided by heavy cast iron speakers which hung in the cars' windows. The drive-in rented portable heaters for use when it was cold. The fence arround the property was made of corrugated tin. Next to the drive-in, behind the screen, was a car dealership. On the other side of the drive-in was a church. After the theater was demolished, a strip mall was built on the site. (1)

The Bountiful Drive-In opened before 1950 and closed after 1977. The address for the theater was 6525 South US Highway 91 until 1968, when it changed to 2699 South Main Street. (2)


1. "Bountiful Motor View Drive-In", drive-ins.com, February 2006
2. Salt Lake City Classified Business Directory, 1954-1955 through July 1973

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Last featured 6/17/2005. Last edited 4/1/2006.

 
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