Bellevue Drive-In

2350 Elvis Presley Boulevard,
Memphis, TN 38106

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Bellevue Drive-In 1955

The Bellevue Drive-In was owned and operated by Malco Theaters. It was opened by 1951, and closed in about 1984. It was a reportedly a favorite hangout of the young Elvis Presley in the 1950’s. He is said to have spent his last night before joining the Army at the Bellevue Drive-In. There is no trace of the Bellevue Drive-In today.

Contributed by Bob Brown

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PineCabn on February 11, 2011 at 8:51 am

Living only 3 blocks from the Bellevue Drive-In we walked to the movies many a summer night there. Unfortunately it was demolished and is now occupied by a church.

PineCabn on June 18, 2011 at 12:19 pm

The Google map indicator is off by a mile or two. The Bellevue Drive-In was located near Guasco and 51/Bellevue/Elvis Presley

vastor on August 22, 2011 at 1:28 pm

No trace of the Bellevue remains. For directional purposes, the address would now be 2350 Elvis Presley Blvd.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on February 2, 2012 at 10:42 am

one of the largest in town parking 750 cars ,it was owned by Wilson,Weaver,and 1956.Elvis Time.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on February 3, 2012 at 1:48 pm

Uploaded Goggle Aerial’s

vastor on May 28, 2013 at 7:31 pm

A new photo has been uploaded from 1955 of the Bellevue in its early glory.

PineCabn on May 28, 2013 at 8:58 pm

thanks for the photo

vastor on July 30, 2013 at 12:54 pm

New research shows the Bellevue open as early as 1951.

Iceberg on June 14, 2018 at 5:44 pm

Elvis supposedly went to see the movie, Sing Boy Sing, at a drive in a night or two before going into the Army. If that is indeed the movie he saw, it wasn’t at the Bellevue but instead at the Lamar Drive In, or so I think as I recall when I looked at newspaper microfilm for the ads.

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