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.

Contributed by tc

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timquan
timquan on August 26, 2006 at 3:12 pm

The old drive-in property still sets there empty, alongside a former department store site, which has been used as a ballroom. Those two sites may be redeveloped into new retail space.

FeverDog
FeverDog on October 11, 2007 at 12:38 am

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
kencmcintyre on October 11, 2007 at 1:27 am

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
FeverDog on October 11, 2007 at 8:46 pm

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

RickB
RickB on February 10, 2011 at 11:34 am

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

raymondgordonsears
raymondgordonsears on April 10, 2011 at 9:35 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 11, 2011 at 12:59 am

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

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on April 16, 2011 at 1:14 am

Thats a nice dream rg!

jwmovies
jwmovies on November 8, 2012 at 6:46 am

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 11:20 am

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

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