Skyvue Drive-In

4615 Lindbergh Drive,
Jackson, MS 39209

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Opened on November 7, 1950 with Joel McCrea in “Stars in My Crown”. The Skyvue Drive-In Theatre was located just south of W. Capital Street and was operated by Gulf States Theatres from 1961 to 1964. Over the years Gulf State Theatres operated a number of indoor and drive in theatres in Jackson, MS.

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rivest266
rivest266 on February 24, 2013 at 10:14 am

This was demolished for the I-220 and W. Capitol interchange.

rivest266
rivest266 on June 13, 2016 at 5:31 pm

November 7th, 1950 grand opening ad in photo section.

Kenmore
Kenmore on June 13, 2016 at 5:59 pm

A more accurate address (at least for Google) is 4615 Lindbergh Dr, Jackson, MS. Basically, I-220 runs right over the property just to the west of this address. http://tinyurl.com/hheqxpx

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on July 28, 2019 at 2:37 pm

From the Dec. 12, 1951 issue of The Exhibitor: “Reports are that Mr. and Mrs. George Harris received $40,000 for the Skyvue property, which includes 11 acres of land near Jackson, Miss. This was revealed in a deed filed with the Hinds County Chancery Clerk. The purchasers were M. A. Lewis, Jr., Richard Parker, and unnamed associated of the Skyvue Corporation, which owns and operated the 51 Drive-In. Richard Parker also owns and operated the Starlite, Canton, Miss.”

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