Norwalk Drive-In

11202 Norwalk Boulevard,
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

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The Norwalk Drive-In opened April 15, 1959 with Susan Hayward in “I Want to Live” & Rita Hayworth in “Separate Tables”. It was part of the Pacific chain of drive-ins in Southern California. It operated until 1991 and was torn down in 1998. The theater showed Spanish-language movies during the 1980’s.

Contributed by Gary E Davis

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GaryED46 on January 18, 2009 at 2:04 pm

Here’s a pic of the Marque from


William on January 19, 2009 at 9:01 am

The Norwalk Drive-In had a car capacity of 1200 cars.

GaryED46 on January 20, 2009 at 2:42 am

Thanks William

Does anyone know of any pics of this drive in while it was in operation?


rivest266 on August 4, 2016 at 9:39 pm

This opened on April 15th, 1959. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section for this drive-in.

davidcoppock on October 6, 2018 at 2:58 am

Opened with “I want to live” and “Separate tables”. Site is now a storage facility(name unknown?).

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