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Posted by Colin Fish (Member # 5679) on August 19, 2019, 02:20 PM:
Just seen the award winning Mahoning Drive-in documentary. Check it out, it's really great.
Posted by Douglas Meltzer (Member # 28) on August 19, 2019, 09:27 PM:
Thanks for posting about this. I just watched the trailer and it looks great.
Posted by Steve Klare (Member # 12) on August 20, 2019, 09:40 AM:
This has definite possibilities!
They allow overnight camping there after the show.
The drive-ins we have been to in the last few years have all done double features. We've never made it through the end of the second movie because of the late drive home.
Bring the camper: problem solved!
Posted by Joe Taffis (Member # 4) on August 20, 2019, 12:39 PM:
About 20 miles away from me...
Posted by Steve Klare (Member # 12) on August 20, 2019, 12:53 PM:
Have you ever been?
I live on a 120 mile long land mass with about 8 million other people and we haven't had a drive-in here since about 1990!
Posted by Leon Norris (Member # 3151) on August 20, 2019, 01:11 PM:
Joe, its good that you live close to one! There's not many left! I would check it out if I lived that close to one!
Posted by Ed Gordon (Member # 6952) on August 20, 2019, 03:30 PM:
Where to watch it:
It is available on DVD.
Also available to stream on Amazon and Kanopy (US only).
Posted by Joe Taffis (Member # 4) on August 20, 2019, 06:29 PM:
Yeah, I've been there as well as four or five others that used to be in my area. This is now the only one still going around here with special screenings now and then. Only thing is the last time I was there the 35mm color print had faded to pink, the other was B&W. Still a great time...
Posted by Steve Klare (Member # 12) on August 20, 2019, 07:47 PM:
Have you ever been to Shankweiller's? That's the oldest drive-in in existence now.
I have family in West Chester: I've always figured I'd fold a trip to Shankweiller's into a visit.
-and now I have another one!
Posted by Joe Taffis (Member # 4) on August 21, 2019, 09:55 AM:
Never been to that one Steve, only two that were near Hazleton, one near Frackville, and one in Deer Lake. They were the closest...
Posted by Leon Norris (Member # 3151) on August 21, 2019, 10:05 AM:
I miss those drive ins! You got a lot for your money! Those were the days!
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