22nd Street Drive-In

1401 S. Belvedere Avenue,
Tucson, AZ 85711

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22nd Street Drive-In

The 22nd Street Drive-In was open in May 1954 with Walt Disney’s True Life Adventure “The Living Desert” & Dorothy McGuire in “Make Haste to Live”. Car capacity was listed at 450 cars. It was operated by Fox West Coast Theatres followed by Mann Theatres. The drive-in closed in 1979 and was demolished the same year.

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rivest266
rivest266 on January 7, 2011 at 3:36 pm

This opened on June 2nd, 1954.
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Logan5
Logan5 on March 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm

In about 1954, the 22nd Street Drive-In claimed to have the largest CinemaScope screen in the world.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on March 12, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Goggle Earth 1992

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on January 6, 2020 at 2:26 pm

Boxoffice, May 15, 1954: “J. Harry Agron has opened his 600-car 22nd Street Drive-In in Tucson”

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on March 1, 2020 at 1:26 am

Opened on 30/5/1954 with “The living Desert”, “Ben and me” and “Make haste to live”.

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