Apache Drive-In

1600 E. Benson Highway,
Tucson, AZ 85714

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Apache Drive-In

The Apache Drive-In opened on May 12, 1955. Opening night double feature was “Seven Angry Men” and “Santa Fe Passage”. Car capacity was 1,200. Two additional screens were added in 1977. The Apache Drive-In closed in 1994 and was demolished the following year.

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kencmcintyre on June 16, 2009 at 8:59 pm

Here is a November 1972 ad from the Tucson Daily Citizen:

rivest266 on January 7, 2011 at 3:41 pm

Aerial photos starting in 1958 at
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Tucsonman on August 13, 2014 at 9:49 am

Here’s the grand opening ad:http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:BuSbG3wV5pEJ:newspaperarchive.com/us/arizona/tucson/tucson-daily-citizen/1955/05-12/page-10+&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ca

rivest266 on October 20, 2016 at 2:58 pm

Tucsonman’s ad is now gone, therefore I reuploaded it in the photo section as well as the ad for the 3-plex from July 19th, 1974.

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