Gilmore Drive-In

6201 W. 3rd Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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DavidZornig
DavidZornig on November 23, 2015 at 10:26 am

Aerial photo added courtesy of Doug Simmons.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 8, 2010 at 7:11 pm

Great ads Ken Mc,could look at them all night,I enjoy the work you do on CT and all the great pictures,only wish i had the equipment to add my collections.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on June 8, 2010 at 6:10 pm

Very cool photos.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 18, 2009 at 12:35 pm

Here is an ad in the LA Times in December 1958. Click on the ad to zoom in:
http://tinyurl.com/cmkgw7

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 14, 2007 at 7:04 am

Here is a June 1953 ad from the LA Times:
http://tinyurl.com/26k3n8

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on June 8, 2007 at 3:02 pm

I think the address was 6201 W. 3rd Street. That address shows up in some LA Times articles from the fifties about shootings and other problems at the drive-in.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on October 13, 2006 at 10:27 am

Here is a 1953 photo from the USC archive:
http://tinyurl.com/yede6g

cheviothills
cheviothills on August 23, 2005 at 10:26 am

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cheviothills
cheviothills on August 23, 2005 at 10:23 am

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William
William on July 25, 2005 at 2:13 pm

You can also see the Gilmore’s screen tower and marquee during the end credits of this independent comedy called “Loose Shoes”.

William
William on February 11, 2004 at 2:05 pm

The Gilmore Drive-In operated from 1948 to Oct. 31, 1977.

William
William on December 16, 2003 at 5:09 pm

The architect of the Gilmore Drive-In (1948) was William Glenn Balch.