Boce Barlow Way & Weston Street,
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Held 2,500 cars and included a motorized ride playground for the kids before the movie started. There were 6 concession lines.Was owned by Russo Brothers and leased for 20 years by General Cinema, Corp. It was opened in 1955 and closed in 1975. Hartford-based Cinex Corp. ran it and soon closed.
It claimed it was the largest drive-in in the world and sat on 32 acres. On the property now was the former (torn down) Hartford Jai-Alai, opened in 1976. A car dealership will take its place. There is also a motel, roads, Mcdonalds and a Burger King on the property.
It was one of the first to run TV fights on large screen. Was to be twinned back in early-1970’s but the main screen fell down and the to-be second screen was installed for the replacement.
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