Benson Drive-In

928 Arizona 80,
Benson, AZ 85602

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Previously operated by: Louis F. Long Circuit

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Benson Drive-In

Benson was a typical small town in its day. It had one downtown theatre and then the Benson Drive-In which opened around June 1954.

It parked 200 cars and was run in the late-1950’s by Tri-Delta Amusement Co.

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jwmovies on September 7, 2012 at 4:29 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 928 S Highway 80.

MichaelKilgore on January 6, 2020 at 12:23 pm

Boxoffice, April 24, 1954: “San Pedro valley will have a $25,000 drive-in ready for use in about 60 days, according to Elliot Long of Safford, contractor, who will build the airer for the L. F. Long theatre firm. Location is about one mile south of Benson on U.S. 80. Capacity will be 350 cars. Frame for the screen will be 50x60 feet, with the screen itself measuring 30x40.”

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