Laurel Drive-In

10770 Laurel Canyon Boulevard,
Pacoima, CA 91331

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Laurel Drive-In

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The Laurel Drive-In was operating by 1955. It was demolished in the early-1970’s.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 5, 2008 at 9:41 pm

I believe that part of the property is now underneath the Ronald Reagan Freeway.

mujerado
mujerado on January 9, 2009 at 5:10 am

That’s exactly where it was, also very near to the football field at San Fernando High. In fact, on nights when there was a game, the lights and crowd noise quite interrupted the atmosphere of whatever movie was being shown. A friend of mine worked at the Laurel and could therefore go in free on other nights. I saw several movies for free by riding with him.

dodgerdude32
dodgerdude32 on July 15, 2011 at 12:32 am

Good comments above. Remember sitting on the back wall watching “A Hard Days Night”. No stereo in those days so music sounded like we heard it on the radio. I don’t ever remember getting chased off the wall.

A classmate of mine was killed when he climbed up the side of the screen and fell inside. That was one of few sad memories of that great Drive-In.

namilliron
namilliron on August 3, 2011 at 11:47 pm

If you have DRAGNET Season 4, Disc 1, Episode 2; the Laurel DI can be seen for about 5 seconds in Jack Webb’s “This is the City” intro.

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