Market Street Drive-In

8601 Market Street,
Houston, TX 77015

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The Market Street Drive-In opened at 7:45 p.m. on August 26, 1948. The premier feature was “Relentless” with Robert Young and Marguerite Chapman. The Market Street advertised ‘room for 670 cars, loud speaker for each car’.

An Anheuser-Busch beer distribution center now stands on the Market Street site.

Contributed by Bob Machann

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 27, 2009 at 9:39 pm

By 1956 it held 400 cars and was owned by C.A. Mitchmore.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on November 27, 2009 at 9:49 pm

Hey Mike how are you getting all this information, do you work for C.T. now?

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 27, 2009 at 10:42 pm

I just wish i would have saved all those BOXOFFICE mags, we ALL threw away. However, unlike you I did save a few!

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