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The D.U.P. Marker inside says:

Wayne Theatre

This building of sawed logs, cement, and stucco was constructed by James and Mable Ellett in 1947 and operated as the Ellett Theatre.

On March 19, 1956, the Elletts deeded 30 percent interest of the building to Edwin (Ted) and Alberta Oldroyd. Together their families operated the theater until TV came into Wayne County. Until 1971, John and Maida Giles and Stanley and Hilma Brinkerhoff also worked in the business.

The Brinkerhoff family purchased the business in October 1971 and renamed it Wayne Theatre. With the help of others, they operated it until September 1994. James and Nanette Anderson purchased the business, changed the old projection machines to a one-reel operation, and improved the building. Later they obtained a grant from the Utah Historical Society and remodeled the building which is being successfully operated as a movie theater.