Midway Drive-In

4301 Hillsborough Road,
Durham, NC 27705

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Midway Drive-In

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The Midway Drive-In was located at the intersection of Hillsborough Road at US 70, near the Interstate 85 change in western Durham County.

This was a drive-in theatre that catered to a variety of films, including second run movies and adult material during the late-1960’s through the late-1980’s, when the Midway Drive-In closed its doors and was demolished.

A storage facility has been built on the same premises where the Midway Drive-In once stood.

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raysson
raysson on August 15, 2008 at 8:49 am

It showed a lot of “XXX” rated movies including its run of the 1973 adult classic “The Devil In Miss Jones” which ran at the Midway Drive-In for about 52 weeks!!

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 18, 2010 at 12:22 pm

Well, in 1956 the MIDWAY wasn’t playing trash.It had a good standing as a theatre that booked movies the locals liked. Westerns are a big pull in that region. It parked 200 cars and in the late 50’s it was owned by J.N. Wallace.

jwmovies
jwmovies on September 27, 2012 at 7:15 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 4260 Bennett Memorial Road. The entrance is now Couch Auto Shop. Part of the drive-in outline is barely visible but still there behind the shop. There was no entrance from U.S. 70. which would make sense given what was playing in its later years…

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on September 27, 2012 at 9:26 pm

jwmovies, you right about the address. I just posted the TOPGO for it.

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