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DeAnza Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

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DeAnza Drive-In Theater

Cactus Drive-In Theater (1951 - 1976)
Closed down
1401 South Alveron Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
 
Express Code: aztdean
Status: closed
Season: All year
Year Built: 1951
Screens: 4
Car Capacity: 760
Acres: 17.63
Opening Date: 03/24/1951
First Movie: 1. The Gal Who Took The West, 2. Feudin', Fussin', and a-Fightin'
Site: torn down
Details: One corner now occupied by QuikTrip convenience store-gas station and office building. Remainder of site unknown at this time
 
Accessories:
Sound: FM stereo
Projection:
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering:
 

Theater Timeline

1951    Grand opening as Cactus Drive-In
1976    Last night of operation as Cactus, closes for renovation
1977    Grand reopening as DeAnza Drive-In with 3 screens
1978    Screen #4 opens
2009    Final night of operation

People

  • managers
    Mike Cecil
    unknown - unknown
  • operators
    De Anza Drive-Ins
    2009 - current
  • owners
    De Anza Drive-Ins
    2009 - current

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