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Sunset Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

General Information edit

Sunset Drive-In Theater

No known aliases.
Currently in operation
US 19, between towns of Gypsy and Meadowbrook
Shinnston, WV 26431
Express Code: wvtsuns
Status: open
Season: May - September
Year Built: 1947
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 400
Opening Date:
First Movie:
(304) 592-3909
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Sound: FM(98.3), speakers
Projection: digital
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering: flea market
Screen Tower: Home in screen tower
Offer: Restaurant on-site
Factoid: Metal rain guards for the first few rows
Notes: Used to have a streetcar diner in front of theatre
People: Managed by Anthony Ellis brother John
Policy: Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday nights only

Theater Timeline

1947    Opened
1955    Bought By A. Ellis


  • owners
    A. Ellis
    1955 - 2014
    Anthony Ellis
    2010 - current
  • operators
    Anthony Ellis
    2010 - current

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