Lynn Drive-In Movies

9735 State Route 250 NW,
Strasburg, OH 44680

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Lynn Drive-In Movies

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The Boyer’s Auto Theatre opened May 27, 1939 with “Youth Takes a Fling”. This single screen drive-in was later renamed Lynn Auto Theatre. In 1967 a second screen was added. This drive-in is the oldest operating drive-in theatre in Ohio.

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pjason on February 28, 2008 at 8:29 pm

Saw double feature of “Honey I Shrunk The Kids” and “Heartbreak Hotel” back in ‘89-the only time I’ve ever been to a drive-in.

kencmcintyre on February 28, 2008 at 9:59 pm

“Come as you are in the family car” was also the slogan for Pacific Drive-ins in Southern California in the fifties and sixties. With the advent of adult films at drive-ins in the late sixties and seventies, the phrase took on a new interpretation.

kencmcintyre on February 28, 2008 at 10:12 pm

All compliments are accepted, left-handed or otherwise.

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Drive-In 54 on February 16, 2013 at 12:16 am

Here is a nice slide show of the history

Chris1982 on October 4, 2014 at 6:48 am

From Rich Reding at the Lynnn Drive-In Movies: Yes the Lynn has converted to digital Projection. Both screen One and Two have Barco projectors with GDC servers. We converted last year 2013. Thank you

Mikeoaklandpark on October 4, 2014 at 12:28 pm

Chris1982 thank you so much for keeping us updated on the drive ins. They are a dying breed that need to make a big comeback.

Chris1982 on October 4, 2014 at 5:47 pm

Mike, I agree, the drive-ins are a dying breed, and with the conversion to digital, more just can’t afford the transition. You hate to see them go but it is the same with the small town theatres and the neighborhood houses everything is all but gone.

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