Roper Drive-In

7227 Reno Highway,
Fallon, NV 89406

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This drive-in opened in 1954. The original owner was Walt Whitaker, a sheep rancher. The theater operated under various partnerships until its closing in 1978. Bob Erickson re-opened the drive-in in 1980 and operated it for another eight years, until it closed for good. The theater was demolished in September 2004.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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MagicLantern on May 15, 2006 at 5:53 pm

This drive-in appeared in the film “Pink Cadillac” (1989).

MagicLantern on May 15, 2006 at 5:56 pm

Also appeared in the film “The Wizard” (1989).

kencmcintyre on August 18, 2007 at 9:31 am

There is a photo of the screen on

jwmovies on November 17, 2012 at 10:30 am

Aprrox. address for this drive-in was 7227 Reno Highway.

davidcoppock on October 31, 2018 at 8:45 am

The snack bar is still standing amongst an empty field.

dansdriveintheater on March 12, 2019 at 10:20 am

the ramps still remain along with part of the drive-ins fence. the property is also for sale with two for sale signs on what appears to be the remains of the marquee. also not certain but the ticket booth foundation still appears to stand as well. please update!

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