Sunset Drive-In

Total Avenue and US 59,
Spiro, OK 74959

250 cars

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Sunset Drive-In

The Sunset Drive-In was owned and operated by Louellen Overstreet and opened in 1959. It was a single screen and had a 250 car capacity. It closed in 1976 and part of the site and is now the residence of the former owner. The screen and concession building still stood in 2016. By 2022 only the screen was standing.

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Lauren Durbin
Lauren Durbin on March 5, 2008 at 5:03 pm

This theater is not demolished. In fact, the screen and concession stand/projection booth are still standing. It is, however, located behind someone’s (perhaps the former owner’s) house.

missmelbatoast on June 20, 2009 at 10:57 am

A fine looking drive, even if it has been shuttered a long while.
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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 14, 2011 at 10:48 am

Nice 1983 picture.

Kenmore on May 12, 2016 at 12:59 pm

Found it!!

A very close address (at least for Google) is Total Ave, Spiro, OK. The drive-in itself is just to the NE of the intersection of Total Ave and US 59 and behind a residential home.

Remarkably, the screen is still up and appears intact. However, the concession stand/projection booth appears to be worse for wear and even the ramps have faded away, but you can easily see the outline.

Kenmore on June 17, 2022 at 6:31 pm

Looks like the land has been either plowed or resurfaced so there is no trace of the ramps or even an outline left. The projection booth/concession stand has basically been demolished with only some rubble left.

However, as of August 2019 the screen is still standing.

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