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Chief Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

General Information edit

Chief Drive-In Theater

No known aliases.
Closed down
5600 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78702
Express Code: txtchi7
Status: closed
Season: All year
Year Built:
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 800
Opening Date: 09/19/1947
First Movie: The Virginian
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by various businesses
Sound: Speakers
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
People: Louis Novy
Technical: Magnetic sound readers

Theater Timeline

1947    Grand opening
1973    Closed


  • managers
    Glyn J. Morsbach
    unknown - unknown
    Bill Gubbs
    unknown - unknown
  • operators
    Trans-Texas Theaters, Inc.
    2005 - current
  • owners
    Trans-Texas Theaters, Inc.
    2005 - current

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