Hillside Drive-In

5210 Marlboro Pike,
Capitol Heights, MD 20743

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Hillside Drive-In

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The Hillside Drive-In opened August 24, 1953 with a capacity for 720 cars. It also had 250 outdoor seats for walk in customers. It was operated by Sydney B. Lust Theatres. A large outdoor stage was constructed at the base of the screen tower, and beneath the stage were several dressing rooms. This drive-in closed in November of 1988.

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ElCartero
ElCartero on June 18, 2009 at 4:16 pm

You have to see this page. Contains some great old photos, plus there’s a short documentary film about the Hillside and a first-person account from a guy whose dad used to manage the snackbar and thus spent much of his childhood there.
http://www.driveins.org/md-coralhills-hillside.htm

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