Tusca Drive-In

5130 Tuscarawas Road,
Beaver, PA 15009

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Tusca Drive-In

Opened September 27, 1950 with Errol Flynn in “Montana” & Bud Abbott & Lou Costello in “Buck Privates. Located in Brighton Township just west of the intersection of Tuscarawas Road and Dutch Ridge Road. Last night of operation (according to the last known newspaper listing) was September 1, 1991. Beaver Meadows assisted living facility now occupies the former drive-in.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 24, 2010 at 10:36 pm

Dr.Lewis H.Lering owned the TUSCA in 1956, The TUSCA was also a MEMBER OF THE BEAVER VALLEY DRIVE-IN ASSN.

rivest266 on December 5, 2010 at 5:28 pm

The grand opening ad from September 27th, 1950 is at
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however, their official grand opening celebration took place on April 6th, 1951. half-page ad is at View link

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 31, 2010 at 7:06 pm

Thanks Mike.Many Fine theatres.

jwmovies on December 25, 2012 at 7:39 am

Above address is incorrect. Approx. address for this drive-in was 5130 Tuscarawas Road.

Now Beaver Meadows Rest Home.

rivest266 on September 24, 2014 at 11:47 pm

1950 1951 grand opening ads in photo section

MichaelKilgore on March 22, 2023 at 3:57 am

Boxoffice, Oct. 14, 1950: “Four months late in opening due to delays and shortage in needed materials, the Tusca-Glen Drive-In on the Tuscarawas road was opened recently. The new ozoner is situated six and one-half miles from Beaver and seven and one-half miles from Midland. Capacity at opening is 450 automobiles, with room for an increase to 650. Owners include local business and professional men, including Joseph Taylor of the Taylor Milk Co., Ambridge; Dr. Lewis Urling jr., Attorney Richard H. West, Raymond M. Lewis and Dr. Lewis Urling. Concession is managed by the Taylor Milk Co.”

davidcoppock on March 22, 2023 at 9:00 am

Grand opening on 27th September 1950 with “Montana” and “Buck privates”.

davidcoppock on March 22, 2023 at 9:06 am

Official grand opening on 6th April 1951 with" American Guerrilla in the Philippines".

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