Rainbow Drive-In

900 Rainbow Drive,
Gadsden, AL 35901

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Rainbow Drive-In

The Rainbow Drive-In held 288 cars and was owned at one time by P.T. Pitman. On January 8, 1970 the Rainbow Drive-In was going strong with "Marlow" and "A Few Bullets More", both rated ’M'.

Contributed by MikeRogers

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on November 11, 2010 at 11:44 am

There are several pictures of the Rainbow on its page at Drive-ins.com, including one of the storm-destroyed screen: http://www.drive-ins.com/gallery/altrain

jwmovies
jwmovies on November 11, 2012 at 1:12 am

Approx. address for tis drive-in was 900 Rainbow Drive.

Mike Goodson
Mike Goodson on February 27, 2013 at 5:49 am

The owner was C.S. Pitman who owned the Pitman Theatre on Broad Street in downtown Gadsden.

dixonwh
dixonwh on September 20, 2013 at 10:01 am

The screen was destroyed by straight line winds on June 30, 1977, on a week when it was showing the Joan Collins b-movie “Empire of the Ants.” An employee across the street at a Jack’s Restaurant was on the phone with her mother when she saw the screen go down, and suddenly started screaming.

The next day the marquee was changed to “Gone With the Wind.”

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