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Thunderbird Drive-In - Facts & Highlights

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Thunderbird Drive-In

Starlite Drive-In (1948 - 1969)
Closed down
8010 Asheville Hwy. -- SC 56
Spartanburg, SC 29303
 
Express Code: sctthun
Status: closed
Season:
Year Built: 1947-1948
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 540
Acres:
Opening Date: 07/08/1948
First Movie: The Bride Wore Boots
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by Spartanburg Flea Market
 
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Theater Timeline

1948    Grand opening as Starlite Drive-In
1968    Sold to Northwest Theatres and closed for full refurbishing
1969    Grand reopening as Thunderbird Drive-In
1980    Thunderbird Flea Market begins operation on drive-in site
1985    Closes as drive-in theater, flea market continues operation

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