Cheyenne Drive-In

Hoisington, KS 67544

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JD1940
JD1940 on February 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm

I have no pictures nor do I have a specific address. It was located approximately three miles south of Hoisington on the highway between Hoisington and Great Bend on the West side of the highway. By the time I was managing the Great Bend Theatres for Commonwealth in the late 60s-early 70s, the Drive-In was closed and I’m pretty sure Commonwealth no longer operated the Royal in town.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on February 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

JD1940..Thanks for the information. Do you have pictures and address for it?

JD1940
JD1940 on February 24, 2012 at 10:21 pm

I worked at this Drive-In from 1956-1958. Cleaned and mowed the ramps (grass ramps) during the day and was a projectionist at night. It was still operated by Commonwealth Amusement Corp. when I left in 1958. At the time I was there it was only open in the summer, alternating operation with the downtown Royal Theatre. It was subsequently closed and torn down.