Drive-In Theatres Celebrate 75 Years of Existence

on June 06, 2008

On this day in 1933, Richard Hollingshead Jr. opened the first drive-in theatre in Camden, New Jersey. Today, according to, there are only 389 still open across the country. The highpoint for the format was in 1958 when there were over 4,000 drive-ins in operation in the United States.

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