Kallet Drive-In

5345 West Genesee Street,
Camillus, NY 13031

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Kallet Drive-In

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The Kallet Drive-In was located in Camillus, west of Syracuse NY. This drive-in opened in 1946 and featured a waterfall on the rear of the screen facing the road. Built in three tiers, 3,000 gallons of water a minute flowed down the structure, illuminated by 28 colored footlights. There was an 18 foot high statue at the base of the waterfall. It had a capacity for 950 cars.

The Kallet Drive-In was operated by Kallet Theatres and was closed in 1960.

Contributed by Lost Memory, Ken Roe

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 21, 2007 at 3:16 pm

Here is a 1948 ad from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
http://tinyurl.com/39xhxy

SWFLguy
SWFLguy on September 25, 2007 at 3:46 am

One of the first—if not the first big new drive-in movie to open in the Syracuse area. I remember it had a cascading waterfall at the entrance. A classy place when it opened !

jwmovies
jwmovies on October 16, 2012 at 5:17 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 5345 West Genesee Street.

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