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Aug 22, 1997
Bengies Nostalgia drives by, not in I hold up the possibility that, somewhere in the ravines of his subconscious, D. Vogel once had this conversation with himself. By Dan Rodricks.       Baltimore Sun       link
Jun 4, 1999
Bengies has one last summer It's future may not be bright, but niggling details about its pending sale have earned the Bengies Drive-In Theatre a one-summer reprieve. By Ann Hornaday and Chris Kaltenbach.       Baltimore Sun       link
Oct 30, 1998
The Last Picture Show After 42 years in operation, Bengies Drive-In Theater of Baltimore is turning out the lights for good. By Michael O'Sullivan.       Washington Post       link
Sep 18, 1998
Bengies awaits a buyer to save it D. Vogel is still praying a hero will show up and save his beloved Bengies Drive-In from becoming a memory. But time is running short. By Chris Kaltenbach and Ann Hornaday.       Baltimore Sun       link
May 28, 1998
Come September, it will be the last picture show at the Bengies Drive-In Ironic, isn't it? At the same time the U.S. Postal Service is preparing to honor the drive-in as an icon of the 20th century, Baltimore may be saying goodbye to one of its last outdoor theaters. By Chris Kaltenbach.       Baltimore Sun       link
Apr 11, 1992
Surviving theaters hoping for big screens revival They are men with a mission... They want to save Maryland's two remaining drive-in theaters. By Sherrie Ruhl.       Baltimore Sun       link
Jan 25, 2000
A moving drama behind big screen Bengies Drive-In Theatre is a couple hundred years younger than most of Baltimore County's historical sites, but at least two area residents think it's a landmark worth saving. By Liz Atwood.       SunSpot       link
Jul 14, 2000
Love letter to the drive-in Note to D. Edward Vogel, owner of Bengies Drive-In and writer of a two-page letter he doesn't want me to quote in part, only in full We love the place, babe. Love you, love the show. Please keep it going. By Dan Rodricks.       Baltimore Sun       link
Jul 12, 2000
Bengies needs customers, not rules Here's the thing about good ole Bengies It's not just a drive-in movie theater, it's an institution. In fact, it's been nominated one of Maryland's official treasures as part of the state's Year 2000 celebration. By Dan Rodricks.       Baltimore Sun       link
May 18, 2001
Bengies Drive-In and Arch Campbell Film critic Arch Campbell interviews Hershell Gordon Lewis at the Maryland Film Festival, which was held at Bengies. By Arch Campbell.       WRC-TV News       link
Jul 12, 2001
Film festivals revive drive-in traditions The summer sun still has a few hours left to shine when the crowd starts to gather for Friday's outdoor movie at the corner of Hugh and Stiles streets in Baltimore. By Lisa Rauschart.       Washington Times       link
Aug 16, 2002
Drive-In Movies American summer pleasures the drive-in. NPR's Cara Gerhard reports that while fond memories of drive-ins may invoke visions of bobby-soxers, the outdoor movie house is still around. By Cara Gerhard.       National Public Radio NPR       link
Feb 24, 2004
Drive-in could offer year-round amenities The operator of the historic Bengies Drive-In is looking for ways to add an indoor movie theater, a miniature golf course and other entertainment attractions to the property. By Chet Dembeck.       Daily Record       link
Nov 24, 2014
Bengies latest appeal turned down A scene from Brave appears on-screen at the Bengies Drive-In Theatre in Middle River. At right is the Royal Farms Store. A scene from Brave appears on-screen at the Bengies Drive-In Theatre in Middle River. At right is the Royal Farms Store.       Baltimore Sun       link
Nov 24, 2014
Bengies latest appeal turned down, effectively ending case against Royal Farms A scene from Brave appears on-screen at the Bengies Drive-In Theatre in Middle River. At right is the Royal Farms Store. A scene from Brave appears on-screen at the Bengies Drive-In Theatre in Middle River. At right is the Royal Farms Store.       Baltimore Sun       link
Nov 25, 2014
Curtain closes on the Bengies light-pollution lawsuit Looks like it's time to roll the credits on the Bengies Drive-In Theatre's light-pollution lawsuit against Royal Farms. The Court of Appeals last week denied the Middle River theater's writ for petition of certiorari, meaning it will let stand a Court ...       Daily Record subscription       link
Dec 23, 2016
My daughter is terrified of movies ... age 10, watches a movie with her sister, Claire, age 6, from the tailgate of their parents' car at Bengies Drive-In Theatre in Middle River, Md. The latest threat to the existence of drive-in theaters is the film industry's conversion from 35 mm ...       Omaha World-Herald blog       link
Jun 2, 2017
Today in History June 6, 2017 In this July 26, 2013 photo, patrons watch a movie as the sun sets over Bengies Drive-In Theatre in Middle River, Md. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky). By Associated Press . June 6, 2017 at 300 am. On June 6, 1944, during World War II, Allied forces ...       The Mercury News       link
Oct 11, 2017
Uber Decked Out the Largest Drive-In Theater in the US With Branded Art and Popcorn Can free food, games and movies help Uber smooth out its publicly rocky relationship with drivers? The ride-sharing app hopes so. On Sunday, Uber rented out the iconic Bengies Drive-In Theatre in Middle River, Md., for 12 hours, turning it into a pop ...       Adweek       link
Oct 13, 2017
October 13, 2017 CMT to Focus on Healing Instead of Awards for Upcoming Artist of the Year Special, Why Uber ... WHY UBER RENTED OUT AMERICA'S LARGEST DRIVE-IN THEATER Uber recently partnered with production company the Bindery to create a branded pop-up at the Bengies Drive-In Theatre in Middle River, Maryland, which is the largest drive-in theater...       BizBash       link

Media For Bengies Drive-In Theater

Nov 1, 1999
Cecil B. Demented A lunatic indie-film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film. Stars Melanie Griffith. Part of the movie was filmed at Bengies Drive-In. link
Jul 30, 1991
The Last Drive-In Western Underground album played at Bengies Drive-in after the last feature link