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Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre


Address: 18580 Northland Dr
City: Big Rapids State: MI Zip: Phone:  
County: Mecosta
Notes: AKA University
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Open: <5-63> Closed: N/A  
Capacity: 300
Owner History: Goodrich Quality Theatres
Number of visits to this page since Sept 2013: 14830
 
 

6/10/2018 - Tom McGill
It would appear that this opened before 1963. It is fully visible in a 1955 Historic Aerial.
6/6/2005 - Jeff Kline
I remember going to the DI every weekend during my teenage years growing up in Evart, MI. Looking at the pics makes me feel very old. Not much has changed except the overgrowth of weeds. The last movie I saw here was Fast Times at Ridgemont High. It very sad that my kids will never experiance the era of Drive Ins.

Thanks for the memories.
12/18/2003 - Box Office Magazine
May 1960 - Russell Chipman has opened the Big Rapids Drive-In for the season.
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - OLD PHOTO FROM HARRY SKRDLA
OLD PHOTO FROM HARRY SKRDLA
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - PROJECTION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
PROJECTION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - PROJECTION BOOTH - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
PROJECTION BOOTH - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - REAR OF PROJECTION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
REAR OF PROJECTION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - SPEAKER TOWER - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
SPEAKER TOWER - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - MARQUEE FROM DARYYL BURGESS
MARQUEE FROM DARYYL BURGESS
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - PROJECTION FROM DARYYL BURGESS
PROJECTION FROM DARYYL BURGESS
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - CONCESSION FROM DARYYL BURGESS
CONCESSION FROM DARYYL BURGESS
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - PROJECTION FROM DARYYL BURGESS
PROJECTION FROM DARYYL BURGESS
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - PROJECTION FROM DARYYL BURGESS
PROJECTION FROM DARYYL BURGESS
Big Rapids Drive-In Theatre - AERIAL
AERIAL

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