Welcome to CinemaTour!  Sign In

CinemaTour
 
Cinema History Around the World  
 HOME ·· CINEMAS ·· LINKS ·· BOOKS
 Contact Cinematour ·· Help & Hints ·· About Cinematour
 

Elks Cinema

139 E South Temple
Salt Lake City UT

Closed
Record #39611  
 Opened: December 16, 1977
 Closed: 1985
 Current Use:
 Demolished:
Capacity:
Architect(s):
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

The Cooper-Highland circuit of Denver built the twin-screen Elks Cinema in the old Elks Lodge on South Temple Street. The theater may have opened a few weeks after 22 December 1976, which is when the theater chain opened the Flick at Trolley Square. [1]

In 1979, the Utah/U.S. Film Festival (which later became the Sundance Film Festival) was held at the Elks Theater. [2]

The Elks Cinema closed after 1985. [3]

1. "Eight new screens added to theaters", Deseret News, 23 December 1976, Page C7
2. "The little Festival that could", Deseret News, 15 January 1998
3. Salt Lake City Classified Business Directory, July 1978 through August 1985



 External Links

---
---

Return to the top of this page   or   Return to the main page


Last featured 1/30/2011. Last edited 1/30/2011.

 
Fandango
Buy movie tickets, look up showtimes, watch trailers and more!

The content of this website is a research work in progress and is being provided to the public for informational purposes only. As such, articles may contain errors, bias, duplication, or need to be cleaned up. Some documents, images and logos contained in these documents belong to various organizations and corporations. Their inclusion here is for the benefit of the reader and for the benefit of the particular organization, but they are, in fact, the copyrighted property of those organizations. Their presence here does not imply any endorsement of CinemaTour by those organizations. CinemaTour is not affiliated with any cinema or circuit.

© 1995-2014 Vision Entertainment Services. All rights reserved.
Use of this site signifies agreement to terms of service.