Sunset Drive-In

Hobbs, NM 88240

600 cars

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Listed in the Film Daily Yearbook of 1964 (along with the Sky-Vue Drive-In & Trade Wind Drive-In).

Contributed by A.L. Vazquez-Hernandez

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NeonMichael on February 11, 2019 at 3:20 am

Apparently it was real. An AP story from December 1955 mentioned an armed robbery at the Sunset Drive-In in Hobbs.

The Sunset did not advertise in the local Hobbs Daily News in the summer 1952 or 1960 issues I checked. (Very spotty availability online.)

The Motion Picture Almanac series included the Sunset in its drive-in for its 1957-65 editions. It had a capacity of 600 cars, and its owner was listed as O.O. Knotts.

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