Author Archives: mrdrivein

Texans wax nostalgic at the Brazos

The San Antonio News-Express had a lovely, nostalgic puff piece about the Brazos Drive-In (Granbury TX) in its Sunday edition. I find it ironic that they had to go out of town to experience the fun of a drive-in movie; one of my favorite memories was of the Mission in San Antonio. I sat there…

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Someone is filming a documentary at Southington

According to The Record-Journal of Meriden CT, a film crew is going to be filming a documentary in late October at the Southington (CT) Drive-In. More about that film crew in a moment. The history of the Southington is a great story, especially considering the number of drive-ins that face hostile, not supportive neighbors. I…

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Highway 21 looking for conversion dollars

The Highway 21 Drive-In (Beaufort SC) is just another of a zillion drive-ins faced with the question of continuing or folding in the face of Hollywood’s 2013 conversion to digital distribution. For the owners of the Highway 21, they say that they’ll raid their retirement fund to keep it running. Though they’d rather not do…

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