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Corral Drive-In Theatre - Facts & Highlights

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Corral Drive-In Theatre

Corral Drive-In Theater (1948 - 1978)
Closed down
1322 E. Mendota Rd.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
 
Express Code: mntcor2
Status: closed
Season: April-September
Year Built: 1948
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 500
Acres:
Opening Date: 05/26/1949
First Movie: Don't Trust Your Husband
Site: torn down
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Theater Timeline

1949    MEEI to DCOTI Deed
1949    1st use of Ashcraft lamp in USA
1949    Grand Opening
1949    Alcorn to MEEI Deed
1983    4510 S. Robert Trail, IGH, MN
1984    Radio Sound is advertised
1984    Final Shows were Gremlins and Twilight Zone

People

  • owners
    Minnesota Entertainment Enterprises, Inc.
    1949 - 1949
    Dakota County Outdoor Theatres, Inc.
    1949 - 1972
    Venture Theatres, Inc.
    1972 - 1973
    Fine Associates, Inc.
    1973 - 1979
  • operators
    Dakota County Outdoor Theatres, Inc.
    1949 - 1972
    Venture Theatres, Inc.
    1972 - 1973
    Fine Associates, Inc.
    1973 - 1979
  • managers
    Donald P. Fritz
    1966 - 1966 , 1968 - 1972
    Phillip L. Erdes
    1967 - 1967
    Ron Wencel
    1973 - 1973
    Thomas W. Lybeck
    1974 - 1976

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