Tiger Drive-In

College Avenue and Towle Park Road,
Snyder, TX 79549

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Tiger Drive-In

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Opened in 1950 as the Canyon Drive-In, it was operated by Phil Isley Theatres. This theater was known as the Tiger Drive-In from 1963-1964.

Contributed by Don Lewis

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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on September 18, 2005 at 4:06 pm

Thanks lostmemory. The Tiger was a drive in. The info that I dug up says it was located around 25th and College or the Colorado City highway. College turns into highway 84, connects with 208 and leads to Colorado City.
If anyone recalls Jennifer Jones a screen star from the past and one time wife of David O Selznik, it turns out that her father built the Tiger.

-Don

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 29, 2007 at 7:28 pm

Jennifer Jones, born Phyllis Isley, won an Oscar for “Song of Bernadette” (1943), produced by husband David O. Selznick. She’s still alive, as far as I know.

robhanhouston
robhanhouston on June 30, 2011 at 3:42 pm

It was clse to the city park. I saw several movies there as a young kid.

donnabotts56
donnabotts56 on April 10, 2015 at 10:54 pm

The Tiger Drive In was the Canyon Drive In until the mid 1970’s. It was located on College Ave. (then called Ave S or Hwy 350). The exact location is the old Walmart store in Snyder. The theatre sat between College Ave. and Prairie Dog Town in the park. The entrance/exit was off College Ave, right before the turn in to Towle Park.

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