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Drive-in Movie Memories (2001)

This film chronicles the drive-in's birth and development, its phenomenal popularity with audiences of all ages, its tragic decline, and its inevitable comeback as a classic form of Americana.

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Kurt Kuenne

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Kurt Kuenne
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Cast

Credited cast:
Leonard Maltin ... Himself
John Bloom ... Himself (as Joe Bob Briggs)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Samuel Z. Arkoff ... Himself
Jon Bokenkamp Jon Bokenkamp ... Himself
Ewing Miles Brown Ewing Miles Brown ... Himself (as Ewing 'Lucky' Brown)
Jeanne Carmen ... Herself
Barry Corbin ... Himself
Robert Fuller ... Himself
Beverly Garland ... Herself
Burton Gilliam ... Himself
Michael Granberry ... Himself
George Harrison ... Himself (archive footage)
Elvis Presley ... Himself (archive footage)
Ann Robinson ... Herself
Don Sanders Don Sanders ... Himself
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This film chronicles the drive-in's birth and development, its phenomenal popularity with audiences of all ages, its tragic decline, and its inevitable comeback as a classic form of Americana.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 2001 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$225,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Jon Bokenkamp: If it's the 1900's and you're going to the movies in the summertime, it's hot in that theater. So somebody got this brilliant idea to start showing movies outdoors.
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A Great Documentary of The Drive-In Theatre....
4 March 2003 | by randycarlisleSee all my reviews

This is a Great History of the Drive-in Theatres. Some real good old footage is included along with some great pictures of Drive-Ins of the past. I've met Don & Susan Sanders. Some real nice people. Right at an Hour long. I take pictures of Drive-ins (and old Walk-Ins) so this interested me greatly!. I tip my hat to Don & Susan and to all that had a part in making this documentary!! Thanx! Randy Carlisle


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