Miracle Twin Drive-In

6383 E. Court Street N,
Burton, MI 48509

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Graveyard of Miracle Twin DI in Burton, MI

The Miracle Twin Drive-In was opened on February 15, 1973 with “ Diana Ross in "Lady Sings the Blues”, “Lee Marvin in "Paint Your Wagon” & Raquel Welch in “Hannie Caulder”. This large twin drive-in has a capacity for 1,000 cars for two screens. It still had some of the traditional speakers but primarily FM sound. It screened double features seasonally April thru September. Admission 12 and up is $6.00 and 5-11 is $2.50, under 5 were free.

National Amusements closed the Miracle Drive-In at the end of the 2008 season. It was demolished in March 2012.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on April 20, 2010 at 2:04 pm

NIce shot of the marquees ken mc.

steelbeard1
steelbeard1 on August 19, 2011 at 9:53 am

The above real estate listing shows that the listed price for this former drive-in has been reduced to $1.6 million.

steelbeard1
steelbeard1 on August 19, 2011 at 10:03 am

@lexmarks567: The two remaining NA indoor multiplexes they were still operating in Michigan were sold to Rave Motion Pictures. A former NA cinema they were leasing in Courtland Center in Burton was reopened by Owosso-based NCG Cinemas. The former Showcase Cinemas East is also listed for sale and the former Cinema 10 which they leased in Flint Township is boarded up.

steelbeard1
steelbeard1 on March 24, 2012 at 9:21 pm

The drive-in is being torn down. See the new photo.

steelbeard1
steelbeard1 on April 25, 2012 at 7:49 am

The ticket booths are now gone and the debris from demolition have been removed. The speaker poles, screen towers, asphalt field and signs remain.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on February 22, 2017 at 3:43 am

“Why was it called Miracle Drive-in?” It might take a miracle to save and reopen this dtive-in!!

dansdriveintheater
dansdriveintheater on February 23, 2021 at 12:53 pm

the sign is in really really bad shape!

rivest266
rivest266 on December 5, 2021 at 4:09 am

This opened on February 15th, 1973. Aerial and grand opening ad posted.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on December 5, 2021 at 4:38 am

Opened on 15/2/1973 with “Lady sings the Blues”, “Paint your wagon” and Jannie Caulder".

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