Drive-In Movie Theater


An evening at the Big Sky drive-in theatre. Rear view of two people sitting in an automobile watching a drive-in movie.


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City: Madison


State: Wisconsin

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When this photograph was taken, drive-in theatres had already passed their peak of popularity. During the 1950s Wisconsin had over 60 outdoor cinemas. Fifty years later about 10 continued to operate.



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