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Midway Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

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Midway Drive-In Theater

Northwest Motor-In Theater (1942 - 1949)
Closed down
24050 Pacific Hwy. South -- WA 99-WA 509
Kent, WA 98188
 
Express Code: watmidw
Status: closed
Season:
Year Built:
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 500
Acres:
Opening Date: 04/29/1942
First Movie: 1. Birth Of The Blues, 2. Churchill's Island
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by Lowes Home Improvement center
 
Accessories:
Sound: AM
Projection:
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering: Swap meet (1980's-2004)
Technical: Office in the screen tower
Location: Located near Midway on Hwy 99
 

Theater Timeline

1942    Grand opening as Northwest Motor-In
1950    Renamed Midway Drive-In
1987    Final year of operation as drive-in theater
2004    Final year of operation as swap meet
2005    Torn down

People

  • owners
    United Theater Service Or John Ed Johnson, Johnson And Spracher
    unknown - unknown
    Pacific Theatres Of California, A Forman Family Corporation
    2005 - current
  • operators
    Pacific Theatres Of California, A Forman Family Corporation
    2005 - current

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