Norwich-New London Twin Drive-In

1080 Connecticut 32,
Uncasville, CT 06382

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The Norwich-New London Drive-In was opened by 1955. Initially a single screen drive-in, it was operated by the E.M. Loew chain. In the summer of 2005, it was for sale and has playgrounds, in-car speakers and a flea market.

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moviectbuff81
moviectbuff81 on December 21, 2005 at 7:56 pm

The theatre has been for sale some time. I dont believe its used for flea markets anymore. Extensive damage to the playgrounds make them unusable and the ticket booth building also has damage. I believe this is stuck in Probate Court.

JayAllenSanford
JayAllenSanford on July 27, 2010 at 4:17 pm

In the late seventies, one screen went to softcore sexploitation films, which caused some dismay when the other screen would be showing all-age fare, as anyone could look out the back of the car window to see the other screen. It’s amazing this land hasn’t been developed yet, given the proximity to the two new big casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.

NYozoner
NYozoner on February 14, 2011 at 9:51 am

Norwich-New London Turnpike & Raymond Hill Rd, Montville, CT 06382

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in, which is visible on Google Earth using present day imagery.

mtlemieux
mtlemieux on July 22, 2011 at 8:10 am

Just discovered that this propery is valued at almost 2 million dollars! Dorothy Wallman, of Peabody, MA, is handling the estate of Melitta Lowes and should really think about doing something with this property! Bring the movies back we Montville residents say!!!

jwmovies
jwmovies on October 31, 2012 at 2:20 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 1066 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT 06382.

mtlemieux
mtlemieux on May 8, 2014 at 3:07 pm

http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/18300494/1080-Route-32-Uncasville-CT/

Address above. Selling for an undisclosed amount. 23.5 acres. Saw potential buyer today. Hoping they will bring back the drive-in!

KenLayton
KenLayton on May 8, 2014 at 3:13 pm

I hope they can reopen this theater. Looks like it has a good potential.

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