Mather Auto Movie

9977 Folsom Boulevard,
Sacramento, CA 95827

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davidcoppock on May 3, 2019 at 5:55 am

Opened with “The young Philadelphians”, “Bombers B-52”, and “Tom Sawyer”.

rivest266 on May 2, 2019 at 10:52 pm

Opened on September 11th, 1959 Grand opening ad posted.

DishpanHands on August 24, 2017 at 3:31 pm

I saw many great movies there as a child (Ben Hur, The Ten Commandments, The Guns of Navarone, The Pink Panther, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World to name a few). In looking at some old drive-in trade journals, I saw that some owners put playgrounds near the snack bar. I don’t remember if the Mather had those or not. I hope someone can come up with a picture of the place.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 17, 2011 at 10:30 pm

“Barbarella” and “ The Green Berets” what a double feature that wasn’t.Or maybe it was SOMEWHERE. Jane and The Duke.LOL.

Backseater on November 29, 2005 at 8:37 pm

I went there several times while attending USAF Navigator School at Mather AFB (right across the street) in 1968. It ran stuff like “Barbarella” and “The Green Berets” (although those two were not shown at the same time) plus the occasional euro-trash porno feature. I also remember something called “Duffy” with James Coburn, James Mason, James Fox (three top-billed actors all named James made an interesting pattern in the newspaper ad), and Susannah York who spent a major portion of the movie wearing a teeny-tiny bikini. This was the year before her appearance in “The Killing of Sister George.” Good times…..

JasonBalch on March 14, 2005 at 9:28 pm

Former site is now a housing tract.