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Carlisle Drive-In - Facts & Highlights

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Carlisle Drive-In

No known aliases.
Closed down
42668 Oberlin Elyria Rd.
Oberlin, OH 44074
 
Express Code: ohtcarl
Status: closed
Season: April - October
Year Built: 1949
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 568
Acres:
Opening Date: 06/23/1949
First Movie: Whispering Smith
Site: torn down
Details: Currently being used for storage of trash dumpsters
 
Accessories:
Sound: FM, speakers
Projection: 20-minute reels and carbon arc lamphouses
Converted to Digital: never
Movie Features: Double features
Offering:
Location: Located 16 mile west of the intersection, between Oberlin and Elyria
Located on what was once called Route 20
 

Theater Timeline

1949    Grand opening
1981    Added FM radio sound
1984    Final night of operation
1990    Torn down

People

  • operators
    James Cardasis
    1949 - 1973
    John Tender
    1980 - 1990
    Tender
    1981 - 1984
  • owners
    Browning-Ferris Industries
    1949 - 1990

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