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Sandcastle Theatre

2005 Photo from the Grant Smith collection.
1645 S 500 W
Bountiful UT 84010

Record #1535  
 Opened: 1976
 Closed: 1998
 Current Use: School
Capacity: 451 seats
Architectural Style(s):
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Current Organ: none
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Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

Reuel and Dolores Kohler remodeled an office building to create the Sandcastle twin theater, which opened in September of 1976. The theater was originally a first-run theater, but became a discount theater in 1980.

The Sandcastle closed on 2 March 1998. Part of the reason for the closure was the lack of family-friendly movies. "We can't get the kind of movies we want to play anymore," Reuel Kohler said. "The movies have really slidden downhill to a new low ... Just about everything has something in it that's objectionable ..."

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November 2005 photos from the Grant Smith collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 4/1/2006.

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