Hilltop Drive-In

10029 Old US Highway 62,
Henryetta, OK 74437

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The Hilltop Drive-In was opened prior to 1955. Pretty pastel colors disguised the fact that the Hilltop Drive-In was a typical "cookie cutter" drive-in theatre: screen tower, boxoffice, concession stand, and confining fences were all constructed of cheap, corrugated zinc metal. After dark dramatic lighting effects also helped dress up the facility.

The Hilltop Drive-In was operated by (RKO subsidiary) Video Independent Theatres.

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Contributed by Cactus Jack

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seymourcox
seymourcox on April 24, 2009 at 5:49 pm

During Spring & Summer Eastern Oklahoma has an abundance of lightning bugs. I commented (on another drive-in) just how lovely this must have been after nightfall. Serveral persons have informed that in this region of Oklahoma theatre operators resented these fire flies because their flashing glow was so thick it often caused a distraction for outdoor movie viewing.

jwmovies
jwmovies on October 12, 2012 at 4:41 pm

Now Huckleberry’s Pig Out Palace! Approx. address for this drive-in was 10029 Old US Highway 62.

Kenmore
Kenmore on June 12, 2013 at 7:33 pm

Here is an aerial view of the Drive-In from 1959. http://tinyurl.com/mpqkzrm

Based on that, here is a Google Photo of the current location. http://tinyurl.com/lym33sz

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