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Cinema Under the Stars: America's Love Affair with Drive-In Movie Theaters
When Richard M. Hollingshead Jr. first projected a movie onto a white bedsheet stretched between two trees at his home in Camden, New Jersey, in 1933, little did he know that he was on the verge of creating an entirely new entertainment industry. With America just beginning its romance with the automobile, it's no surprise that the general public found this new form of mov ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Cumberland House Publishing
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The Big Silver Screen: Theaters, Cinemas, Movie Houses, Flea Pits, and Drive-Ins
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A nice, broad overview of the history and cultural impact of one of my favourite things, drive-in movie theatres. The best thing here is the vast amount of photographs and memorabilia and old promotional films featured that really give a feel for the phenomenon.