Scott Drive-In

1715 Lawrenceville Highway,
Decatur, GA 30033

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The Scott Drive-In Theatre

Located at Scott Boulevard and Lawrenceville Highway. The Scott Drive-In opened September 3, 1951 with Richard Emory in “Korea Patrol”. It was closed in 1977.


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WHITEFIELD on May 2, 2009 at 10:07 am

I have started a site dedicated to The Scott Drive-In Theatre.

Don K.
Don K. on May 16, 2009 at 7:31 am

Here are two aerial views of the Scott Drive-In from the Atlanta History Center collection:

The first one is dated 1969:
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The second one is undated:
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StanMalone on May 26, 2009 at 12:27 pm

Newspaper ad from August 1964 with a write up on the feature for that night:

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StanMalone on May 26, 2009 at 1:08 pm

Link to the Drive In ladder ad in the Atlanta paper on August 5, 1964. The blogger has also written up some of his memories of working at these places. Worth a look if you are interested in the drive in culture from 1970 – 1990.

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WHITEFIELD on June 6, 2009 at 9:29 pm

Scott Drive-In movie ad
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rivest266 on April 4, 2018 at 4:26 pm

This opened on September 3rd, 1951. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

buckguy on June 14, 2020 at 7:35 am

So what became of the property?

kennerado on June 14, 2020 at 11:26 pm

Scott Village Shopping Center now occupies the site.

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