South Chester Drive-In
S. Union Avenue and S. Chester Avenue,
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The Drive-In was opened on August 14, 1945 with Jimmy Lydon in “When the Lights Go On Again” & Stuart Erwin in “The Great Mike”. It was renamed South Chester Drive-In in 1949. It was closed in the early-1980’s and torn down in 1982. It was Bakersfield’s first drive in. My dad, Jeff Lewis, was co-owner. A truck rental and self storage unit are now on the site.
In later years, Jeff Lewis and his partners built the 99 Drive-In and also bought out the Terrace Drive-In. They owned three drive-in’s total.
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