Starlight Drive-In

460 S. Riverside Avenue, Route 9A,
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

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AUGUST 6, 1970

The Starlight Drive-In opened August 18, 1948 with Humphrey Bogart in “Dead Reckoning”. Operated by Brandt Theatres in the early-1950’s. Built on what was originally farmland belonging to the Van Cortlandt Manor. It could accommodate 500 cars. Had a Little Dipper Snack Bar. Showed movies twice daily. Closed in 1973. Has since been demolished and replaced by a supermarket.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

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EdwardD
EdwardD on September 25, 2007 at 6:16 pm

The drive in was known as the Starlite Drive-In in the late fifties and early sixties.

NYozoner
NYozoner on January 4, 2008 at 8:17 pm

The Starlight Drive-in opened on August 18, 1948. It’s address was 460 S. Riverside Ave., Rte 9A, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520. It is currently the site of a Shop Rite Supermarket.

NYozoner
NYozoner on January 18, 2015 at 12:57 am

The name of the drive-in should be changed in the header to Starlite Drive-In.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on October 3, 2020 at 5:23 am

Opened with “Dead Reckoning”. Closed in 1973. The site is now a shopping plaza anchored by a supermarket(Shop Rite).

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on January 2, 2021 at 4:45 pm

3 images added including marquee and screen. Starlight is the correct spelling. One image claims it closed in 1972.

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