Starzz Drive-In

4104 W. Main Street,
Sedalia, MO 65301

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Starzz Drive-In

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The 50 Highway Drive-In was operated by Commonwealth Amusement by 1950. They were still operating it in 1955, with the name shortened to 50 Drive-In. Later renamed Sedalia Drive-In, it was last known as Starzz Drive-In and closed in 1980.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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jwmovies on November 21, 2012 at 11:40 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 4104 West Main Street. Now The Galaxy Cinema.

Tp on February 21, 2013 at 10:32 pm

i talked with the owner of the La Maires cajun catfish restraunt was told the drive in closed about July or august 1975 when it was destroyed by a tornado

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on February 22, 2013 at 2:42 am

The tornado was May of 1980.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 5, 2014 at 1:18 pm

The October 15, 1948, issue of The Sedalia Weekly Democrat said that the contract had been let for grading at the site of the Sedalia Drive-In Theatre, which was expected to open the following spring. Uptown Theatre owner J. T. Ghosen was interested in the project. Ghosen operated a number of theaters in central Missouri on his own, but also operated several in partnership with the Commonwealth circuit.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 6, 2014 at 10:05 pm

David and Noelle Soren’s list of known Boller theatres includes an unnamed drive-in at Sedalia designed in 1948. Unless two drive-ins in Sedalia began construction that year it must have been this one that was designed by Boller Brothers.

Chris1982 on September 17, 2014 at 11:32 pm

The last name for this drive-in was the Starzz Drive-In.

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