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Route 35 Drive-In - Facts & Highlights

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Route 35 Drive-In

No known aliases.
Closed down
2821 NJ 35
Hazlet, NJ 07730
 
Express Code: njtrout
Status: closed
Season:
Year Built: 1956
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 1400
Acres:
Opening Date: 06/30/1956
First Movie: 1. The Searchers, 2. Magnificent Roughnecks
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by Costco and Cinemark Hazlet 12 indoor theater
 
Accessories:
Sound: AM, speakers
Projection:
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering: Playground, ride-on miniature train, full-service concession
People: Operated by Northeast Theatre Corp. in 1985
 

Theater Timeline

1956    Grand opening
1966    Performance by local group the Castles with Bruce Springsteen
1986    Scenes filmed at the drive-in for the film Blood Rage
1991    Final night of operation
1991    Base of screen catches fire days before demolition
1991    Torn down

People

  • operators
    National Amusements
    1956 - 1991
  • owners
    Loews Theaters
    1957 - 1991

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