Author Archives: mrdrivein

Catalog provides look back at 1947

I was fortunate enough to borrow the 1946-47 edition of Theatre Catalog, published by Jay Emanuel Publications, Inc. You can buy a copy on Amazon. I don’t know if it’s worth Amazon’s hefty price tag, but it definitely provides many hours of reading and hundreds of wonderful photos. Just one of those amazing photos is at…

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Things that are not drive-ins

By now, you’ve probably got a pretty good idea about the what kind of news items you’ll see on Carload. This week, I found a couple of examples of news you won’t find here. Except this one time, to explain why. 3M supplied the photo on the right of its new Streaming Projector, which several…

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Starlite says goodbye to 35mm

WKRC, Cincinnati’s News Leader, ran a story about the last 35mm film showing at the Starlite Drive-In (Amelia OH). The Starlite closed for the season last weekend, but it plans to reopen in the spring with digital projection. And here’s the story:…

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