Ute Theater

1516 Main Street,
Strasburg, CO 80136

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MichaelKilgore on January 27, 2020 at 11:29 am

Boxoffice, Aug. 14, 1961: “Jim Stewart purchased the Ute Theatre at Strausburg (sic) from C. Grisby”

MichaelKilgore on January 26, 2020 at 5:28 pm

Boxoffice, Dec. 4, 1954: “Loraine McCarthy, after driving back and forth to Strassburg (sic), 37 miles each way, has decided it was too much of a job and has sold the Ute to Clayton and Edith Crabb.”

Boxoffice, Sept. 12, 1960: “Cleve Grigsby has taken over the Ute Theatre, Strasburg, from the former owners, Pemberton & McGinnis.”

Boxoffice, Dec. 26, 1960: “C. Grigsby has closed the Ute in Strausburg (sic), Colo.”

Boxoffice, Feb. 27, 1961: “C. Grigsby will reopen the Ute Theatre, Strasburg, in mid-March after having closed it for several months”

MichaelKilgore on November 21, 2019 at 12:07 pm

Motion Picture Herald, Dec. 5, 1953: “Arthur Goldstein, who recently closed the Ute, Strassburg (sic), Colo., because of poor business, has taken over the World, Denver, and will operate it on a subsequent basis.”

Motion Picture Herald, Dec. 19, 1953: “Lorene McCarthy has taken over the Ute, Strasburg, Colo., from Archie Goldstein, who had closed the house a few weeks ago. She will do some remodeling before reopening.”

Motion Picture Herald, Feb. 13, 1954: “Lorane McCarthy has reopened the Ute, Strassburg (sic), Colo., after remodeling the house and keeping it closed three months.”

MichaelKilgore on November 19, 2019 at 1:20 pm

Not sure whether this is the same place, but here’s a note from Motion Picture Herald, Oct. 4, 1947: “Arthur Goldstein takes over Chieftain, Strassburg (sic), Colo., from Virgil Ulrich, who quit to care for his ranch and other business.”

By the following June, Goldstein was submitting reviews of movies and shorts from the Chieftain Theatre.