Sunset Drive-In

1633 North Carbonville Road,
Price, UT 84501

260 cars

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Opened as the Sunset Drive-In in 1950. The drive-in was owned by Mr. S. Dewsnup. The car capacity was listed at 260. By 1955 it was operated by Billy R. Webb. It was still open in 1965.

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NYozoner
NYozoner on December 27, 2016 at 2:29 pm

The Price Motor Vu and the Sunset Drive-In were two completely different drive-ins.

The Motor Vu was located inside city limits at 710 E Main, Price, UT 84501. The drive-in is visible on the Historic Aerials website using 1962-72 imagery. Now occupied by C J’s Do it Center Hardware Store. The Motor Vu could accommodate 350 cars according to the 1962 International Motion Picture Almanac. The Motor Vu began being listed in various theatre catalogs in 1955.

The Sunset was located west of Price, on the way to Carbonville, at 1633 N Carbonville Rd, Price, UT 84501. The Sunset could hold 260 cars according to the 1962 International Motion Picture Almanac. The Sunset began being listed in theatre catalogs in 1950.

In 1962-65 IMPA catalogs both drive-ins were listed as being owned by a Joe Santi.

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