Star Dust Drive-In

5708-51 Avenue Northwest,
Edmonton, AB T6B 2R1

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August 14, 1981 print ad courtesy Stephen Leigh.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta at 5708-51 Avenue Northwest. The Millwoods Twin 2 Drive-In was opened by Towne Cinema Ltd. on August 11, 1971. Screen 1 had a capacity for 442 cars opening with “"Slap Shot”, “Car Wash” & “My Name id Nobody”. Screen 2 had a capacity for 355 cars and opened with “The Sting”, “The Car” & “Sunshine”. On June 29, 1984 it was taken over by Cinemplex-Odeon. They closed it at the end of the 1994 season.

It was reopened by Landmark Cinema as the Star Dust Drive-In on June 30, 1995. This drive-in had room for 1,257 cars. It was closed on October 12, 1997 and was demolished in 1998.

Contributed by Chad Irish

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Azzaelea
Azzaelea on August 15, 2009 at 1:04 pm

I believe this theatre has since closed.

Trolleyguy
Trolleyguy on July 31, 2016 at 8:35 pm

Status should be closed. Demolished in 1998.

rivest266
rivest266 on September 21, 2018 at 3:42 pm

This opened as the Millwoods Drive-In theatre on August 11th, 1971 and closed by Cineplex Odeon at the end of the 1994 season. On June 30th, 1995 it reopened by Landmark Cinema as the Stardust Twin Drive-In and closed at the end of the 1997 season ending drive-in cinemagoing in the Edmonton area. Grand opening ads posted.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on October 14, 2018 at 3:31 am

1257 cars. Possibly still has the marquee, light poles, and some ramps?

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on August 14, 2020 at 11:10 am

Opened on screen 1 with “Slap shot”, “Car wash” and “My name is Nobody” and on screen 2 with “The Sting”, The car" and"Sunshine".

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