Fun-Lan Drive-In

1730 S. Ridgewood Avenue,
South Daytona, FL 32119

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The Marquee At The #1 Drive-In From The 50's...

The #1 Drive-In on April 4, 1951. It was operated by Mrs. B. Bow & Ray Dunn. It was later operated by Floyd Theatres. Later renamed Fun-Lan Drive-In.

The Fun-Lan Drive-In closed in 1977, later demolished the land now occupies a White Chapel Church of God and a pre-school.

Contributed by Chuck

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TLSLOEWS on June 4, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Matbe Mike Rogers will know more about this Drive-in.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 5, 2010 at 1:54 pm

i have it parking 600 cars in 1956 and owned that same year by N.N.Bernstein, Floyd ran the other Drive-in Town,so they could have bought this screen later.

rivest266 on October 30, 2011 at 2:39 pm

The April 4th, 1951 grand opening ad has been posted in the photo page for this theatre.

jwmovies on August 29, 2012 at 3:21 am

This drive-in was located at what is now the Warner Christian Academy and the White Chapel Church.

Approx. address is 1730 South Ridgewood Avenue near Bellewood Avenue.

Eric_T_Deem on May 6, 2013 at 2:04 pm

The ACTUAL Closing date of the #1 Drive In…was the day AFTER Labor Day, 1978. I helped disassemble this Drive In; the parts were all taken to the Fun-Lan Drive In in Edgewater, Fl. (its gone too). The last movie shown? “Harper Valley P.T.A.” with Barbara Eden.

The school had been using the old concession building, a check with Google Earth reveals that its gone now as well, unknown demolition date. :(

whereswilliedotcom on October 28, 2013 at 10:51 am

The End with photo:

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