Starlite Drive-In

8th Street E and Preston Avenue S,
Saskatoon, SK S7H 0V3

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Starlite Drive-In

The Starlite Drive-In was Saskatoon’s first drive-in theatre. It opened on July 19, 1950 with Jennifer Jones in “Duel in the Sun”. Located on 9 acres of land, purchased by one Harold Howard.

After selling it in 1968, the Starlite Drive-In was replaced by the Chevy dealership.

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Azzaelea
Azzaelea on August 1, 2009 at 5:59 am

Picture of the Starlite Drive-in—>
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rivest266
rivest266 on November 23, 2010 at 5:20 pm

This opened on July 19th, 1950 (2 days before Famous Players opened its Drive-In in Sutherland Park)
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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 26, 2011 at 6:33 pm

It parked 400 cars and in 1956 run by Famous Players. May 1 1967 has one showing only of “THE GREAT RACE”.Color cartoon.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on October 13, 2018 at 5:53 am

Opened with “Duel in the sun”.

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