Star Vue Drive-In

2740 S. Division Street,
Blytheville, AR 72315

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Previously operated by: Malco Theatres Inc., Rodgers Theatres

Previous Names: Starvue Drive-In

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The Starvue Drive-In opened October 4, 1949 and had a capacity of 400 cars, single screen. It operated until the late-1970’s and was demolished. On the site is a car dealership.

Contributed by Chuck

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ronreagan12 on April 22, 2012 at 4:41 pm

The address you’re giving is totally off. It was on further down the road past the big car dealerships. I went there as a kid and remember it quite well.

jwmovies on December 11, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Guess what Ron? I FOUND IT!

Approx. address for this drive-in was 2740 South Division Street. This was across from the trailer park @ Dogwood.

dallasmovietheaters on May 3, 2015 at 6:56 pm

Moxley & Moxley Theaters started the Starvue Drive-In launching with “Fury at Furnace Creek” on October 4, 1949. The Moxleys would sell out to the McCuthchens who had owned the Gem and still had the Roxy and Ritz Theaters in Blytheville. On May 29, 1969, the Malco Theater Circuit purchased the Roxy and Starvue from May McCutchen (the Ritz had closed at the end of 1966). Malco quickly drew ire for two X-rated features at the Starvue and pretty much stuck to the hits though running exploitation fare in 1977 if not beyond before closing, being demolished and becoming a car dealership.

DavidZornig on June 2, 2020 at 1:43 pm

1961 print ad added courtesy Blytheville’s Past in Pictures. Logo appears to have been changed to Star Vue by then.

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