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49er Drive-In Theater in Sacramento, CA

49er Drive-In Theater

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What's New

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Jun, 2016
Theatre Catalog and other drive-in memorabilia For Sale. We're clearing out some old inventory and storage. See our Ebay auctions, including an 1949-50, 8th Edition Theatre Catalog.
May, 2015
Theatre Catalogs Back. Browse the movie theater industry Theatre Catalogs, or use the search.
May, 2015
The Troy Paiva exhibit is back online. See Drive-in Theater Boneyard.
April, 2015
The Interactive Statistics are up and functional again.
June, 2014
Our store is back online. Get classics like drive-in speakers and Drizzle Gards as well as books and other drive-in theater related items in the Store.

Drive-In Theater Stats for August 17, 2018

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28462 Photos
6 New Uploads Online Store

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