Muskoka Drive-In

1001 Theatre Road,
Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1R3

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Muskoka Drive-In 1967 Film Flyer

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Great little gem! The Muskoka Drive-In was opened in 1952.

Located amongst the woods of Muskoka, this Drive-In Theatre has a concrete screen that is located on a giant rock!

Contributed by william alexander

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NeonMichael
NeonMichael on August 25, 2017 at 9:58 pm

Here’s what my Motion Picture Almanacs tell me:

1953-54: Mushola (sic) Drive-In, owner Mushola Drive-In, no capacity number.

1959-63: Muskoka, owner Muskoka D-I Theas. Ltd., 300.

1969: Muskoka, 300.

1972-76: not listed.

William Alexander took it over in 2008, ran a failed online fundraiser in 2014, then bought the digital projector anyway. He was still cited as the owner in a June 2017 article.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on August 26, 2017 at 12:18 am

Why the name Muskoka?

NeonMichael
NeonMichael on August 28, 2017 at 8:46 pm

Muskoka is the name of the tourism region there. See http://www.discovermuskoka.ca/

Also, Larry Baxter’s LinkedIn page says that he owned the Muskoka during July 1973-2009, which would make him the guy who sold it to William Alexander. Baxter also owned the Port Bolster (1991-99) and the Lindsay Twin (Jun 2000-“present”, actually May 2015).

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on August 29, 2017 at 9:37 pm

Theatre Road, how appropriate!!

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