17th Ave. Drive-In

17th Avenue,
Calgary, AB T2T

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The 17th Ave. Drive-In was in Calgary, Alberta. It parked 500 cars and was owned at one time by L. Jones and William V.Cole. On June 1 1971 they were playing two rather tame GP pictures,"Cold Turkey" and "Duel at Diablo" with a special warning "not suitable for children".

Contributed by Mike Rogers

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 26, 2011 at 2:32 pm

Looking at the ads this seemed to be one of the popular Drive-ins in Calgary.

Arte
Arte on April 3, 2011 at 4:31 pm

I lived on 45 St. across the road from this drive-in. The sound from the speakers was loud enough at times that I could sit on a hill outside the fence and watch movies for free. Saw Jaws there (the proper way, in a car!) Jun.25/75.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 3, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Lol.So lucky Arte,Had I lived that close to A drive-in I probably never would have gotten out of middle school.

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