Apr. 30: Motor Vu Drive-In Theatre, Riverdale UT

It’s Day 120 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey, the end of Month Four. My drive was a straight shot up the interstates, just about 40 minutes from the Redwood Drive-in Theatre in West Valley City to the Motor Vu Drive-In Theatre in Riverdale UT. The Motor Vu opened in June 1947 as a single-screen drive-in. According to a fine article in the Ogden Standard-Examiner, it…

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Apr. 29: Redwood Drive-in Theatre, West Valley City UT

It’s Day 119 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. It only took about a half hour to drive back from the Motor Vu Drive In in Erda UT to the Redwood Drive-in Theatre in West Valley City, a suburb of Salt Lake City. According to its web site, the Redwood opened in 1948 as a single-screen drive-in and “was an immediate success, drawing movie fans from…

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Apr. 28: Motor Vu Drive In, Erda UT

It’s Day 118 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. It took almost three hours to drive from Roosevelt UT through Salt Lake City and over to the Motor Vu Drive In in Erda, on the outskirts of Tooele UT. According to its web site, the Motor Vu Theaterwas built in 1949 with a maximum capacity of 650 cars, “although we tend to try…

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