Biggers Drive-In

1901 E. Overland Drive,
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

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Biggers Drive-In

The Biggers Drive-In was opened in 1948. It was operated by Floyd Biggers. It was taken over by Commonwealth Theatres in 1962. Now Reganis Auto Center.

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MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on November 19, 2019 at 5:57 pm

Same place? Size is about right. Motion Picture Herald, Aug. 21, 1948: “C. E. Johnson is opening a 600-car drive-in theatre at Scottsbluff, Neb.”

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on January 27, 2020 at 8:07 am

Boxoffice, Dec. 5, 1960: “The Biggers Drive-In, Scottsbluff, Neb., had a fire in the concession stand with damages estimated at $4,000.”

Boxoffice, March 6, 1961: “When it rains, it pours for Floyd Bigger, Bigger Drive-In, Scottsbluff, Neb. Last fall, after their seasonal closing, the concession stand was completely gutted by fire and is now being completely rebuilt. More recently a 75-mile-an-hour wind blew over and destroyed a major portion of the screen tower”

Boxoffice, May 15, 1961: “Floyd Bigger is repairing the screen tower in the Biggers Drive-In, Scottsbluff, Neb. This is the second time this season that the screen has been destroyed by wind”

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on January 30, 2020 at 6:33 am

Boxoffice, Jan. 1, 1962: “Commonwealth Theatres, with headquarters in Kansas City, has taken over the operation of the Midwest, Bluffs and Oto theatres in Scottsbluff, Neb., as well as Biggers Drive-In and Terry’s Drive-In theatres.”

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