Motor-Vu Drive-In

3102 Omaha Road,
Cheyenne, WY 82001

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Motor-Vu Drive-In

The Motor-Vu Drive-In was opened in April 1949. In 1955, the Motor-Vu Drive-In was operated by Russ Dauterman. It was closed in 1985.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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DCPoke on March 26, 2012 at 8:54 pm

I grew up on Acacia Drive next to the Motor Vu. As kids, we’d sit on the corner at night and watch the movies. The sound was loud enough we could hear what was going on.

MichaelKilgore on September 19, 2019 at 10:01 pm

Boxoffice, March 19, 1949: “Wyoming drive-ins to be completed for spring opening include the Motor Vu, Cheyenne; Skyline, Casper; Skyline, Rawlins and West, Cody.”

Boxoffice, April 30, 1949: “The Motor-Vu 600-car drive-in, Cheyenne, has been opened by Russ Dauterman, Al Knox, O. J. Hazen and Ray Davis”

MichaelKilgore on November 28, 2019 at 5:47 am

Boxoffice, Dec. 20, 1976: “CHEYENNE, WYO. – Jim Rowles, manager of the Motor-Vu, and the Starlite’s Wayne Gow this fall kept patrons happy and boosted profits with a continuous barrage of promotions and tie-ins. Frequently used was "Lucky Tag Night,” which offered patrons a pass if the license number posted at the refreshment center matched their car tag. Another popular feature at the Motor-Vu was “Car Cram Night,” when all moviegoers in each vehicle were admitted for a flat price of $4."

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