Bridge Drive-In

Highway 54 N.,
Jefferson City, MO 65101

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Bridge Drive-In

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Opened as the Skylark Drive-In in 1949 with a 395 car capacity, later renamed the Bridge Drive-In. When it opened it was part of the Durwood Theatres chain. Later operated by AMC and finally by Crown Cinemas.

The Bridge Drive-In closed in 1982 and has since been demolished.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 10, 2010 at 11:52 am

Thanks Chuck1231.Great ads you do not see anymore.

jwmovies on September 12, 2012 at 8:27 pm

This drive-in was next to the airport and probably closed due to expansion of Hwy 54. Approx. location at Airport and Hibernia. The northbound ramp of the freeway from airport takes up about ½ of where the theatre was.

rivest266 on August 1, 2013 at 5:16 pm

1965 aerial uploaded here.

NightFury on September 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm

Fun Fact: This Bridge Drive-in opened as Skylark Drive-in the same year the Skylark Drive-in in St. Joseph opened(1949) by the same owners, closed the same year(1982), and both had their gently used SPECO 35mm platter trees transferred to the brand new Plaza 4 in St. Joseph upon opening. Both platters were on location, the St. Joseph Skylark platter even used, up until Plaza 8’s closing in March 2014.

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