Welcome to CinemaTour!  Sign In

Cinema History Around the World  
 Contact Cinematour ·· Help & Hints ·· About Cinematour

Casino Star Theatre

2005 Photo from the Grant Smith collection.
78 S Main St
Gunnison UT 84634
(435) 528-7020

Visit Website National Register 1989
Record #1546  
 Opened: 1913
Architectural Style(s): Beaux Arts
National Register: 1989
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Casino, Star

Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

The Casino Theater was built in 1913 by the owner of the Gunnison Co-op. The Beaux Arts-style theater was billed as "one of the most attractive amusement halls outside Salt Lake City." (1)

The Casino Theater was one of the first theaters in Utah to be built specifically for movies. The theater was also used for live stage shows.

1. Gunnison Gazette, 17 January 1913

Other Sources:
-"Chapter 14: From Homesteading to High Technology", A History of Sanpete County, by Albert C. T. Antrei and Allen D. Roberts, Utah State History CD-ROM
-Utah Historical Quarterly, Volume 67, Number 2 (Spring 1999), "Going to the Movies: A Photo Essay on Theaters", By Roger Roper
-"Going to the Movies: A Photo Essay on Theaters", Utah Historical Quarterly, Volume 67,
Number 2 (Spring 1999), Utah History Suite CD-ROM; and Gunnison Gazette, 17 January 1913

 Photos remain the property of the Member and may not be reproduced without the written consent of the Member.

June 2005 photos from the Grant Smith collection.

79 KB · 625x469

73 KB · 625x469

76 KB · 469x625

73 KB · 469x625

96 KB · 625x469

100 KB · 469x625

82 KB · 625x469

62 KB · 625x469

61 KB · 625x469

104 KB · 625x469

90 KB · 469x625

92 KB · 625x469

94 KB · 625x469

 External Links


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

Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 4/2/2006.

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.

© 1995-2021 Vision Entertainment Services. All rights reserved.
Use of this site signifies agreement to terms of service.

www.cinematour.com :: 0.56 MB :: 5.83 MB