Decatur Drive-In

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Decatur Drive-In 1948

Decatur Drive-In

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Decatur Drive-In

The new drive-in to be housed in Decatur, Illinois had a contest: $50 for the best name for the new o-zoner. I guess the best they could come up with was Decatur Drive-In, the name of this theater.

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dallasmovietheaters on May 10, 2015 at 9:28 pm

By the way, the drive-in theater actually didn’t open on Nov. 8, 1947 as indicated in the contest. It actually was delayed for more than six months with its grand opening on July 30, 1948.

rivest266 on February 12, 2016 at 5:12 pm

This may had been an ad for an restaurant since the word “Downtown” was in the ad. The drive-in was built in the suburbs.

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