Pennsauken Drive-In

1562 New Jersey 73,
Pennsauken, NJ 08110

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Pennsauken Drive-In

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Opened in the late-1950’s by JB & Melvin Fox, their first and only venture into drive-ins.

Not sure how long this one lasted as I can’t find it listed in the 1970 or 1976 Film Daily Yearbooks.

Any additional information on this theatre would be greatly appreciated.

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FeverDog on October 10, 2007 at 4:38 pm

Now that ballroom is some kind of Christian church. The screen next door still stands.

Across the street are piles of dirt and concrete from what used to be the Mart and the UA. Nothing seems to be happening there.

kencmcintyre on October 10, 2007 at 5:27 pm

Is this on Admiral Wilson boulevard? My Jersey geography is a little rusty now, although I used to take the NJ Transit bus from AC to Philly all the time. That went down 73, I think.

FeverDog on October 11, 2007 at 12:46 pm

No, this one’s where Route 73 and US 130 intersect, where Route 90 (from the Betsy Ross Bridge) ends.

RickB on February 10, 2011 at 3:34 am

Here is a January 2011 photo of the screen. Trees are getting in the way…

raymondgordonsears on April 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Was just by the old D-I today. Screen is in good condition. Build a projection booth, snack bar and a box office and start showing movies. (Don’t forget to cut down thw trees) rg

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 10, 2011 at 4:59 pm

Yes,that is a nice screen,but it will most likely never open,

TLSLOEWS on April 15, 2011 at 5:14 pm

Thats a nice dream rg!

jwmovies on November 7, 2012 at 10:46 pm

Approx. location for this drive-in was 2323 New Jersey 73. Theatre is actually next to it.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on November 8, 2012 at 3:20 am

Uploaded aerial from 1967. Not there in 1965 or earlier views. So it could not have opened up in late 1950’s.

EdD5 on November 28, 2014 at 7:46 am

Went here sometime in the mid-70s just as the toll on the Tacony-Palmyra bridge was changing. It was a nickel going over from Philly and a dime on the way back after the show. The weird things you remember.

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