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Down In Front – Winter Drive In

Download This Article As A PDF Opened in 1969, Winter Drive In has always been known for showing first run features, most notably horror movies. Over its long life the Winter has screened The Gates of Hell, House By the Cemeter...
 
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Down In Front – The Family Drive In

Download This Article As A PDF The Family Drive In Theatre in Stephens City, Virginia began its life on June 14, 1956 with a double feature of A Man Called Peter followed by Woman’s World. At the time, there were drive in...
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Down In Front – Two Year Anniversary!

Download This Article As A PDF Two years ago, I was offered a job to write my own column and was out of my mind excited about it. I still feel that way today. After a massive overhaul here at FilmSnobbery.com, I can finally pos...
 
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Down In Front – Al Ringling Theatre

Download This Article As A PDF The Al Ringling theatre was in fact owned by Al of the Ringling Brothers Circus. He picked the Rapp and Rapp architectural firm of Chicago to design the theatre in the French Renaissance style. It...
 
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Down In Front – 20th Century Theatre

Download This Article As A PDF A quick announcement: Down In Front will now be a monthly column instead of a weekly column. All of you ladies who told me that I would be just as busy with my children as teens as I was 10 years ...

 
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Down In Front – 1891 Fredonia Opera House

Download This Article As A PDF This week’s column is brought to you by the letters ‘K’ and ‘G.’ K for Holy sweet glazed deliciousness! They are building a Krispy Kreme donut shop right down the str...
 
 
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Down In Front – Dallas Motor Vu Drive In

Download This Article As A PDF When you hear of a city named Dallas, the images that immediately come to mind are cows, horses, dusty roads, and flat land as far as the eye can see. Those of you who have been farther west than ...

 
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Down In Front – 13 – 24 Drive In

Download This Article As A PDF At the intersection of state road 13 and state road 24 in Wabash, Indiana, you will find the 13 -24 Drive In. Already a historic city by becoming the first electrically lit city in the world in 18...
 
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Down In Front – Blue Sky Drive In

Download This Article As A PDF Dale Morrison set about building and opening the Blue Sky Drive In theater located in Wadsworth, Ohio in 1947. He ran the theater with the original wooden screen for about five years until it was ...
 
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Down In Front – Malden Drive In

Download This Article As A PDF In 1947, Mr. Kaup from Malden Pennsylvania built and opened the Cuppies Drive In. Business was smooth and steady and in 1976, the Shashura family bought the drive in theater from Mr. Kaup and chan...