Capri Drive-In

7600 Charles Page Boulevard,
Tulsa, OK 74101

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Capri Drive-In

Opened in 1953 and was owned by Family Theatres. It opened as the Sand Springs Drive-In, but was later renamed the Capri Drive-In. It was a single screen with a 507 car capacity. The last years of operation the Capri Drive-In showed X-rated films. The drive in closed in 1995.

The only sign the ozoner existed today is the marquee is being currently used by the business located on the former site of the drive in. It is now an auto salvage and repair.

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xxx on March 9, 2006 at 1:37 am

Use this for a direct route to when Capri Drive-In was an x-rated theatre;

raybradley on August 13, 2006 at 2:07 pm

This short cut takes you to a most interesting link containing historical facts and photos about every drive-in theatre that ever operated in Tulsa,

seymourcox on April 28, 2007 at 5:00 pm

A nice marquee shot of the Capri Drive-In Theatre, before it started showing raunchy X-rated product.

kencmcintyre on May 12, 2007 at 10:29 pm

The photo just above would have been taken in 1965.

raybradley on June 4, 2007 at 5:02 pm

A tropical ambience permeated the Capri grounds. Mimosa trees, frothy ferns, and exotic foliage surrounded the porperty perimeter that formed a natural privacy fence.
From the Beryl Ford Collection comes this vintage view -

missmelbatoast on September 10, 2007 at 5:15 am

As far as I know this was the only drive-in theatre in the nation with street car service that would drop patrons off at the gate -
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shoeshoe14 on September 6, 2008 at 8:23 pm

Was mentioned in the documentary “Drive-In Movie Memories” in 2001.

raybradley on June 17, 2009 at 11:49 pm

roadsideoklahoma web pages has further detail,
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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 30, 2010 at 3:03 am

Yes.It parked 570 cars and was owned by LINE AMUSEMENTS.In 1956.

TLSLOEWS on May 1, 2010 at 1:45 am

Your the man Mike.

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