Bellaire Drive-In

709 W. 51st Street,
Tulsa, OK 74107

600 cars

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Bellaire Drive-In

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The Bellaire Drive-In opened in 1953 with Gregory Peck in “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”. It was a single screen with a 600 car capacity. It closed in 1979 and was demolished later. It is now occupied by a car dealership.

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xxx
xxx on October 22, 2005 at 8:29 am

This will take you to a photo of the Belleaire;
http://tulsatvmemories.com

raybradley
raybradley on August 13, 2006 at 6:03 am

Here is a short cut to a web site with complete historical data and photos of every drive-in theatre ever built in Tulsa,
http://tulsatvmemories.com/aida.html

Craigadams11
Craigadams11 on November 23, 2006 at 6:14 am

The Bellaire opened in 1953 by L.E. Snyder (Family Theatres). Tulsa Engineering did the original layout and dirt work. The original screen tower was blown over in the late 60’s and was replaced. The original tower was a duplicate of the one used at the Apache drive-in theatre in Tulsa.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on July 27, 2017 at 12:29 am

Why the name Bellaire?

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