A Gallery of Abandoned Drive-In Movie Theaters
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The first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey in 1933, and 70 years later the abandoned drive-in movie theaters severely outnumber the drive-ins that are still operational. Movie theaters are more popular than ever, but for some reason drive-in movie theaters just didn’t fit the bill for moviegoers. It’s tough to figure out exactly why the drive-in movie theater failed. They’re convenient and comfortable, it requires very little overhead cost (all you need is a screen, a projector, a snack bar, and a field), and the biggest downside is that it’s easy to throw your smallest friend in the trunk and get him in for free. Nonetheless, drive-in movie theaters are now a thing of the past, and we have the photos to prove it:Speak Your MindTell us what you're thinking... and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!