Timp Drive-In

150 N. State Street,
Orem, UT 84097

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Previous Names: Timpanogos Cinemotor Drive-In

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Timp Drive-In

Opened as the Timpanogos Cinemotor Drive-In on August 25, 1950 with Errol Flynn in “Montana” & Lilly Palmer in “My Friend Tisa”. Car capacity was listed at 500. It was operated by V.A. Gilhool. By 1964 it was renamed the Timp Drive-In.

The drive-in closed in 1981 and was demolished in June 1993 for housing units.

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CSWalczak on January 9, 2011 at 2:14 pm

There are pictures of the theater on its gallery page at Drive-ins.com: http://www.drive-ins.com/gallery/utttimp

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on January 14, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Named for Mount Timpanogos which got it’s name from the Timpanogots Ute Tribe.

From 1953 to at least ~1967? had the name Timpanogos Cinemotor Drive-In.

From ~1969? it was called the Timp Drive-In.

In 1993 the Ticket Booth and Projection/Concession Building were still standing.

More info and photos are always welcome.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 14, 2011 at 2:48 pm

1956 car capicity was listed at 500 and it was owned by Huish and Gilhool.

davidcoppock on April 19, 2019 at 2:55 pm

Why the name Timpanogos?

dallasmovietheaters on April 20, 2019 at 7:39 pm

Proximity to Mount Timpanogos, often referred to as Timp.

MichaelKilgore on June 7, 2019 at 12:17 pm

Yesterday’s Provo Daily Herald wrote that the Timp was demolished in June 1993.

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