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1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 210 (199)

1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition
1948-49 Theatre Catalog
1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 210
Page 210

Drive-ins Mentioned

Auto Vision Drive-In Theater, East Greenbush, NY


1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 210

A LISTING BY EXCHANGE TERRITORY

NOTE: For simplification each theatre is listed separately and data regarding it has been reduced to a set of symbols. M-indicates the number of months it is in operation; C-indicates its car capacity; D-indicates the number of days per week it operates; SF,-DF,-or ASDFindicates whether it observes a single feature, double feature, or an assorted single and double policy; and CH-indicates the number

of changes of show per week.

As an example: (M8-C175-D7-SF-CH4) signalizes a theatre that operates eight months out of the year; that contains ramp capacity for 175 cars; that operates seven days per week; with a single feature policy; and changes its attraction four times per week. Should a theatre be operated by interests which control four or more theatres, either regular or drive-in, under the same management,#-a symbol corresponding to that shown in the list of circuits will follow the executive name.

Where any data is not yet recorded or available, an (*) is substi tuted.

ALBANY TERRITORY New York

Canton, N. Y. SUNSET DR., Ogdens burg Rd., Route 68. Exec: D. Gilson. (M6-CZOO-D7-DF-CH3).

Colonie, N. Y. MOHAWK DR., Schenec tady-Albany Rd. Exec: (FABH) Neil

Hellman, Mohawk Theatre Corp. (M6-C900-D7-ASDF-CH2).

Colonic, N. Y. SARATOGA DR., Saratoga Rd. Exec: (FABH) Neil Hellman,

Mohawk Theatre Corp. (M6-C700-D7AASDF-CH2) .

East Greenbush, N. Y. AUTO VISION,

Routes 20 and 9, Exec: Dave Willig. (MG-C300eD7-DF-CH3).

Hoosick Falls. N. Y. HOOSICK FALLS DR., Route 22. Exec: H. Hathaway,

Hoosick Drive-In. (M6-C300-D7-DF-CH3).

Hudson, N. Y. HUDSON DR., Route 9.

Exec: (BRAN) Harry Brandt, Brandt Circuit. (M4-C400-D7-DF-CH3).

Lake George, N. Y. LAKE GEORGE DR., Route 9. Exec: (LAMO) Harry

Lamont, Outdoor Theatres, Inc. (M6-C250-D7-DF-CH3).

Leeds, N. Y. LEEDS DR., Route 23. Exec: (LAMO) Harry Lamont, Lamont Theatres. (M6-C150-D7-ASDF-CH3).

Malone, N. Y. FRANKLIN DR., Route

11. Exec: H. Shaw. (M6-C250-D7-DF-CH3).

Massena, N. Y. SUNSET DR., Route 37.

Exec: D. Gilson. (M6-C250-D7-DF-CH3).

Ogdensburg, N. Y. RIVERSIDE DR., Route 37. Exec: J. F. Free. (M6-C250-D7-DF-CH3).

Plattsburgh, N. Y. DRIVE-IN, Route 3. Exec: B. H. Hobbs. (M5-C300-D7-ASDF-CH3).

Potsdam, N. Y. MOONLITE DR., Norwood Rd., Route 56. Exec: (PAPP) A. Pappayanakos, Pappayanakos Brothers.

(M6eC500-D7-DF-CH3).

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S. Glens Falls, N. Y. AUSTS DR., Route 9. Exec: Wm. H. Aust, Austs DriveeIn. (M6-C300-D7-DF-CH3).

Utica, N. Y. KALLET DR., Utica-Rome Rd. Exec: (KALL) M. Kallet, Kallet Circuit. (M6-C900-D7-ASDF-CH2).

Vails Mills, N. Y. VAILS MILLS DR.,

Route 30. Exec: (LAMO) Harry Lamont,

Tri City Drive-In. (M6-C400-D7-DF-CH3).

VVatertown, N. Y. STARLITE DR.,

Adams-Watertown Rd., Route 11. Exec:

R. Cantor, Watertown Drive-In, Inc. (M6-C275-D7-DF-CH3).

ATLANTA TERRITORY Alabama Auburn, Ala. AUBURN OPELIKA DR.,

Highway 19. Exec: John Gazes and Louis Soult. (M12-C320-D7-SF-CH4).

Bessemer, Ala. AUTO MOVIES, Bessemer Highway. Exec: J. C. Worthington,

Auto Movie Amusement Co. (M12-C275-D7-SF-CH4).

Birmingham, Ala. ROEBUCK DR., Highway 11. Exec: (WATER) N. H. Waters, Drive-In Theatre of Alabama, Inc. (M12-C50.0-D7-SF-CH4).

Birmingham, Ala. SHADES MOUNTAIN DR., Highway 31. Exec: (WATER) N. H. Waters, Shades Moun tain Drive-In Theatre Co., Inc. (M12-C500-D7-SF-CH4).

Gadsden, Ala. DRIVE-IN, Anniston Highway. Exec: B. W. Wright. (M12-C422-D7-SF-CH4).

Manchester, Ala. DRIVE-IN, Highway 5. Exec: C. E. Crouch. (M12-C200-D6-SF-CH3).

Montgomery, Ala. DRIVE-IN, Highway 31. Exec: R. J. Barnes, B. F. and I. Amusement Co.(M12-C350-D7-SF-CH4).

Muscle Shoals, Ala. TRIACITIES DR., Second Street and Baker Highway. Exec: A. D. Thompson and J. 0. Hannah. (M12-C250-D7-SF-CH4).



Number and Car Capacity of CIRCUIT AND NONCIRCUIT Drive-In Theatres in the United States. by Exchange Territory

(NOTE: A circuit is defined as ii/our or more,, theatres (not limited to drive-ins) operated by the same management.)

Number of Theatres

Territory Ct. Non-Ct. Total Albany . . . . . . 8 9 17 Atlanta . . . . . . 15 36 51 Boston . . . . . . 9 20 29 Buffalo . . . . . . 4 13 17 Charlotte . . . . 6 102 108 Chicago . . . . . . 4 11 15 Cincinnati . . . . 7 48 55 Cleveland . . . . 15 36 51 Dallas . . . . . . . 36 43 79 Denver . . . . . . . . 8 8 Des Moines .. 1 4 5 Detroit . . . . . . 8 20 28 Indianapolis . . 19 15 34 Kansas City .. 8 11 19 Los Angeles .. 14 7 21 Memphis . . . . . 5 5 10 Milwaukee 2 . . 2 Minneapolis . . 4 4 New Haven. . . 2 3 5 New Orleans . 9 7 16 New York . . . 8 2 10 Oklahoma City 9 7 16 Omaha . . . . . . 2 l 3 Philadelphia . 2 10 12 Pittsburgh . . . 4 39 Portland . . . . . , .3 2 5 St. Louis 7 5 12 Salt Lake City 4 22 26 San Francisco 14 7 21 Seattle . . . . . . 11 4 15 Washington 7 21 28

Total . . . . 243 51 76]

Car Capacity







Ct. Non-Ct. Total 4,100 2,425 6,525 6,784 11,864 18,648 4,475 6,250 10,725 2,250 6,491 8,741 2,500 21,144 23,644 2,900 9,030 11,930 3,284 19,292 22,576 6,875 13,630 20,505

13,805 14,215 28,020 . . 3,825 3,825

700 2,324 3,024 3,800 9,955 13,755 8,150 6,100 14,250 5,200 5,300 10,500 9,106 4,000 13,106 2,530 1,523 4,053 1,554 . . 1,554

. . 1,850 1,850 1,000 1,150 2,150 4,428 1,701 6,129 5,350 1,300 6,650 5,602 3,192 8,794 1,250 600 1,850 1,654 3,690 5,344 2,382 14,112 16,494 2,000 800 2,800 2,648 2,292 4,940 2,295 8,884 11,179 8,093 3,698 11,791 5,400 2,000 7,400 4,740 6,886 11,626

124,855 189,523 314,378



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