Motor-Vu Drive-In

4655 Harrison Avenue,
Butte, MT 59701

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Motor-Vu Drive-In

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The Motor-Vu Drive-In was opened May 12, 1950 by Ray Wilmert. It had a capacity for 500 cars. It was still open in 1988.

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jwmovies
jwmovies on October 26, 2012 at 11:08 pm

Approx. address for this drive-i was 4655 Harrison Avenue. Now The Copper King Hotel and Convention Center.

rivest266
rivest266 on August 9, 2013 at 11:02 am

1954 aerial uploaded here.

Chris1982
Chris1982 on July 24, 2014 at 1:26 am

The Motor-Vu was operated by a number of chains, Fox Inter Mountain, Mann Theatres and finally Carish. It was still listed as open in 1984.

NeonMichael
NeonMichael on May 19, 2017 at 8:38 am

The 1988 IMPA, the last edition to list drive-ins, still showed the Motor Vu.

rivest266
rivest266 on November 30, 2017 at 2:47 pm

This opened on May 12th, 1950. The opening was planned for the 11th, but the sound amplifier had other plans and failed. Both ads in the photo section.

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