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LIFE at the Drive-In: Photos of a Vanishing American Pastime

The first drive-in movie theatre opened in Camden, New Jersey, on June 6, 1933. At the height of their popularity in the 1950s and 60s there were roughly 4,000 drive-in theatres across America compared to only a few hundred today. This photo was taken in Chicago, 1951 - LIFE magazine

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Drive-in Theater, Chicago, 1951. Spring Fever was...

Drive-in Theater, Chicago, 1951. Spring Fever was a Terrytoon cartoon starring Gandy Goose. via bellecs

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Drive-in cinema | More vintage lusciousness here: http://mylusciouslife.com/photo-galleries/vintage-style-lovely-nods-to-the-past/

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Community Post: Few Reasons To Remind You Why Drive-In Theaters Are Awesome

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The Secret Life of Pets Oh dear. Was really looking forward to this film. Turned out to be one of those where the trailer had all the best bits. Turned out to be another one of your typical, pet gets lost, pet gets found films. Boring.

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drive in movie theater-used to hide in the floor board so I could get in for free in Altus!!

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Movie night in the garden?! Just needs a projector laptop or DVD player, and a screen (a sheet or a blank wall work too). | Garden Design

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The MisfitWisdom Tribute To Phil Everly 1/19/39 – 1/3/14

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