Glenwood Drive-In

4421 Glenwood Road,
Decatur, GA 30032

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Glenwood Drive-In

The Glenwood Drive-In opened on August 12, 1955 with Richard Egan in “Khyber Patrol”. It was operated by Storey Theatres Inc. It was closed in 1982.

Contributed by Dennis Whitefield

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 1, 2010 at 5:11 pm

A Classic Drive-in.

JFBrantley on July 1, 2010 at 3:38 pm

Here is the entrance to the old Glenwood Drive-In. Nothing has been put in its place.

TLSLOEWS on July 1, 2010 at 4:18 pm

Google maps place a China King and Payless Wireless store at this address but they have be known to be off.

dmorg on August 14, 2010 at 12:28 am

Thanks for the photos J.B. My mom and I drove by our old houses and the Glenwood was in between both. We could not really tell where it was at, not a clue. I lived off Glenwood as a toddler in the early ‘70’s. God Bless you all for keeping these memories alive!

JFBrantley on September 6, 2010 at 6:33 pm

Glad you enjoyed them.

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on September 6, 2010 at 7:16 pm

Pretty easy to spot the old drive in, and the entrance was nowhere near the 4421 address. Even the old ads place it at 4347 (something like that, it’s hard to read such fine blurry print…) But 4347 maps directly to the old entrance.

Old entrance almost runs into Hollyhock Terrace once it gets to Glenwood Rd.

JFBrantley on September 8, 2010 at 12:11 pm

I think the entrance went to an area behind some apartments. I do not remember seeing the screen or parking area from the street.

JBrantley on December 6, 2010 at 7:07 pm

The pictures are great. You must have taken these before digital cameras. I like the way you show the drive-in open and then deteriorating.

jwmovies on October 6, 2012 at 8:03 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 4317 Glenwood Road.

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