White Horse Drive-In

4131 White Horse Road,
Greenville, SC 29611

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White Horse Drive-In

The White Horse Drive-In was opened May 28, 1950 with Spencer Tracey in “Adam’s Rib”. Known for all night old school horror film classics.

Had strong arc projectors with 2k foot enclosed reels.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 27, 2010 at 2:51 pm

MORE ON THE WHITE HORSE DRIVE-In. I thought at one time it was a Plitt Theatre,but after talking with my Cousin,Ray Rogers.He stated it was run by EXHIBITORS SERVICE COMPANY.Which in the late 50’s operated out of Jacksonville,Fla. Exhibitors Service Company ran the book keeping of Ray’s Theatres in HENDERSONVILLE,N.C. He said Frank Jones was the main booker and stayed there until the Litchfield Company hired him.
I drove by one time going home. It was closed for good.I snapped a couple of pictures. Under the screen there was a nice apartment for the Manager to live in.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on April 27, 2010 at 3:41 pm

Man thats the kind of place I would love to work at, live there and manage it.Buy the way Mike how many Whites Horses would it hold?Have not done that in a while.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 27, 2010 at 4:39 pm

Quite afew.It was a nice Drive-in I would pass hundreds of times going up to Tennessee.Have a picture.wonder if Robin would print it?

JLS
JLS on September 23, 2010 at 10:51 am

I’m working at a business that just opened up at the site of the old White Horse drive-in. We would really like to put some photos up in our showroom. Does anyone have any or know where I might find some?

Thanks much!

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm

took pictures during the demolishing….

davidbagwell
davidbagwell on August 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm

I would love to see some photos of this. I went as a child. Please send to . Thanks!

rivest266
rivest266 on August 18, 2016 at 3:12 am

This opened on May 28th, 1950. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section for this drive-in.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on October 17, 2018 at 4:08 am

Opened with a cartoon(not named) and “Adam’s rib”.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on November 3, 2018 at 2:47 am

According to drive-ins.com, the White Horse Drive-in opened on 22/5/1950 with “"The Barkleys of Broadway”. Closed in 1983. Demolished in 1996. There was home in the screen tower. The exit offramp to Whitehouse Road runs through the middle of the former druve-in site. One of the back corners is now a Quality Oil gas station.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on November 3, 2018 at 2:55 am

Why the name White Horse?

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