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Paramount Theatre

2429 Kiesel Ave
Ogden UT

Demolished 1971
Record #39512  
 Opened: March 17, 1915
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: 1971
Capacity: 1887 seats
Architect(s): Shreeve & Madison
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Alhambra
 Previously operated by: Paramor Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

The Alhambra Theater opened before 1918 [1] and showed movies from about 1920 through the 1950s. [1]

The Alhambra Theater was the largest theater in Ogden. It was torn down in January 1971. Many of the ornate decorations, chandeliers, and painted drops from the Alhambra were donated for use in the New Alhambra Theater, which opened on 29 January 1971 at 2550 Washington Blvd. [2]

1. Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1918-1919, 1920-1921, 1922-1923
2. "Ogden", movie-theatre.org, listing as its sources the Film Weekly Film Journal yearbooks 1920, 1925, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and International motion picture almanacs 1961, 1964, 1969, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 1998, 2000
3. "New Theater In Ogden Sets Opening", Salt Lake Tribune, 24 January 1971, Page E5

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