The Gem - Facts & Highlights

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The Gem

Hunterdon Drive-In, Ringoes Drive-In (1950 - 2001)
Closed down
Old York Road
Ringoes, NJ 08551
Express Code: njthunt
Status: closed
Year Built: 1950
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 400
Opening Date:
First Movie:
Site: torn down
Details: now country fairgrounds
Sound: AM sound
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Notes: Robert H. Baranoff oversaw construction
Technical: Originally used RCA sound system
People: Management St. Cloud 1952, Brandt 1957, Ringoes Ent. 1962, Amos Theatres 1981, Joe Farruiggo

Theater Timeline

1950    Opened As Hunterdon Drive-In
1958    Name Changed To Ringoes Drive-In
1976    Closed
1981    Reopened As The Gem
1981    Switched To AM Sound
1987    Closed
1993    Screen Toppled By Ice Storm
2001    Sold To Hunterdon County, NJ


  • owners
    Hunterdon County, Nj
    2001 - 2001
    St. Cloud Amusements Brandt Chain
    2005 - current
  • operators
    St. Cloud Amusements Brandt Chain
    2005 - current

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