Georgia Drive-In

100 Old Johnson Road,
Albany, GA 31701

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One of four drive ins in Albany, Georgia. The Georgia Drive-In parked 419 making it Albany’s largest drive-in. It was opened prior to 1955. It was owned locally like all the Albany screens were by Albany Drive-In Inc.

Wouldn’t surprise me to find out that Georgia Theatres might have bought this drive-in when they were buying theatres all over the Peach State.

Contributed by MikeRogers

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on July 23, 2010 at 7:43 am

Open 1955-1975?

Open for sure in 1967.

1969 owned by Martin Theater of Georgia, Inc. of Columbus, Ga. Roy E. Martin Jr. Chairman of the Board, E. D. Martin President?

Need an address, more info and photos.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 8, 2010 at 2:32 pm

Bob, Checked a 1973 Albany Newspaper no GEORGIA DRIVE -in Listed only the Slappey Drive-in.It must have closed way before 1975.

moviebuffer
moviebuffer on June 17, 2011 at 8:59 pm

it was blown down in a storm sometime in the early seventies, and replaced with a twin inside theater. i am 99% certain the georgia drive-in was operating before 1967. it was in east albany, at an intersection known as Five Points. it had an old style screen that had an interior and scaffolding, perhaps so the screen tiles could be serviced. my friends and i would sneek in, climb the internal scaffolding to catch pigeons. did this a few times WHILE the movies were playing. awesome!

jwmovies
jwmovies on September 16, 2012 at 8:26 pm

Aprrox. address for this drive-in was 100 Old Johnson Rd.

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