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Sunset Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

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Sunset Drive-In Theater

No known aliases.
on Route 66playground Closed down
4205 West Chestnut Expy. -- B.L. I-40
Springfield, MO 65802
Express Code: motsun3
Status: closed
Year Built: 1950
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 520
Opening Date: 07/21/1950
First Movie: South Of St. Louis
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by Sunset Estates trailer park
Sound: Speakers
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offer: Playground with a carousel
Location: On Route 66
Notes: Mailing address may have been 2118 S. Fairway Ave., Springfield, MO 65809
Technical: Screen destroyed by a tornado and replaced

Theater Timeline

1950    Grand opening
1985    Final year of operation


  • operators
    Commonwealth Theaters
    2005 - current
  • owners
    Commonwealth Theaters
    2005 - current

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