Falcon Drive-In

7400 Collinsville Road,
East St. Louis, IL 62201

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davidcoppock
davidcoppock on February 19, 2018 at 1:10 pm

Clever use of drive-in speaker posts!!

JAlex
JAlex on November 22, 2015 at 5:47 pm

Operation closed on January 16, 1983.

Stomp
Stomp on September 17, 2012 at 6:48 am

Remember seeing “Legend of Hell House” here in the late 70s early 80s. Awesome!

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on March 1, 2012 at 4:35 am

Updated Goggle Earth views..Great overview Bryan!

JAlex
JAlex on October 26, 2008 at 10:03 pm

When the drive in opened in 1949 it was operated by the Pines Co. Within months, Jablonow-Komm took a 10-year lease of the facility. In 1960, Mid-America (the renamed Jablonow-Komm) bought the venue and renamed it the Falcon, adding to its car-model drive-in names, others being Thunderbird, Capri and Bel-Air.

BlueDevilMN
BlueDevilMN on September 3, 2006 at 4:41 pm

I can say that I never saw a movie here because, well, I was underage! But even at a young age, I knew what notoriety this place had. I do remember from the newspaper ads that Andy Warhol’s “Frankenstein” was shown every weekend…in 3-D!