Melody 49 Twin Drive-In

7606 Pleasant Plain Road,
Clayton, OH 45309

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Melody 49 Twin Drive-In

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Chakeres Theatres opened Chakeres Theatres Melody 49 Drive-In in 1966.A second screen was added after Chakeres sold and closed Southland Twin Drive-In taking Southland’s smaller screen.

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southernlandthief
southernlandthief on November 29, 2006 at 11:37 pm

The theater was just about to re-open for the 1987 season and a group of us stayed and watched “Evil Dead 2”. What a night. I believe the deep fryer caught fire and burned down a portion of the concession area a few weeks later. Ouch!

jon6444
jon6444 on May 26, 2007 at 4:19 pm

Unfortunately, the original sign was replaced this year with a very plain new one…what a shame….

Michigandriveins.com
Michigandriveins.com on March 17, 2008 at 3:10 am

That photo you linked to Lost Memory isn’t a new sign, it was there next to the entrance driveway when I was there in 2006. It looked like it had been there quite a while. Here are several photos I took of the Melody 49, here is what the original marquee looked like before they modified it.

Sharon4kids
Sharon4kids on May 19, 2008 at 8:10 pm

Michigandriveins, that’s great! I love your tour. I was just coming to comment on my very most favorite drive-in! We used to live less than a mile from the Melody 49 and went there all of the time. We had a fullsize van, and our four children and we would position ourselves to watch both movies with a radio we’d bring from home. The kids watched one side usually with us watching the other, depending on the second movies we’d close up the van and younger ones or maybe all would go to sleep in the bed and my husband & I would watch the second. One of the best things: they replay the first movies again on the weekends! LOVED going to the Melody…we’d often plan with kids' schoolmate’s families to all go see a Disney or something! Great memories that I am so happy my children are able to have too!

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on May 19, 2010 at 8:19 pm

Cool looking sign.

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