HomeDrive-In TheatersJolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - Taylor, MI

Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - Taylor MI

Address: 24745 Van Born Rd
City: Taylor
State: MI
Zip: 48180
County: Wayne
Open: 1954 (9-15-54)
Closed: 1990
Capacity: 1000 (1957) - 1600 (1977)
Owner History: Nicholas George
Number of visits to this page: 20145
General Information:

From Cinema Treasures

The Jolly Roger Drive-In opened September 15, 1954 with Burt Lancaster in “Apache” & Cameron Mitchell in “Gorilla at Large”. It had a pirate ship painting on the rear of its 122 feet wide screen.

There was a play area with ten rides, including a merry-go-round and a ferris wheel. Operated by Nicholas George Theatres Inc., it was closed in 1990. The drive-in had a capacity for 1,600 cars.

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Info Updates:
7/5/2011 - Jon C.
The movie Northville Cemetery Massacre was actually filmed in 1972 and not released until 1976 (IMDb). Hence, the pictures below are actually from 1972.
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Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - FROM AMERICAN CLASSIC IMAGES
FROM AMERICAN CLASSIC IMAGES
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - COLORIZATION BY KEITH MILFORD
COLORIZATION BY KEITH MILFORD
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - FROM BOX OFFICE MAGAZINE SEPT 1955
FROM BOX OFFICE MAGAZINE SEPT 1955
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - ENTER-THE-DRAGON FROM JOHN WILSON
ENTER-THE-DRAGON FROM JOHN WILSON
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - SCREEN AND MARQUEE - PHOTO FROM RG
SCREEN AND MARQUEE - PHOTO FROM RG
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - OLD PIC FROM FILM DAILY JOURNAL
OLD PIC FROM FILM DAILY JOURNAL
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - AERIAL FROM GERARD FITZPATRICK
AERIAL FROM GERARD FITZPATRICK
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - ANOTHER DRIVEWAY - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
ANOTHER DRIVEWAY - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - DRIVEWAY NOW - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
DRIVEWAY NOW - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - DRIVEWAY ON SIDE - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
DRIVEWAY ON SIDE - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - FOUNDATION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
FOUNDATION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - THE LOT NOW - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
THE LOT NOW - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER PROJECTION PORTS 1976
JOLLY ROGER PROJECTION PORTS 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER SNACKBAR 1976
JOLLY ROGER SNACKBAR 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - SCENES FROM 1976 MOVIE NORTHVILLE CEMETERY MASSACRE
SCENES FROM 1976 MOVIE NORTHVILLE CEMETERY MASSACRE
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER SPEAKER POLES 1976
JOLLY ROGER SPEAKER POLES 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER SCREEN 1976
JOLLY ROGER SCREEN 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER SPEAKERS 1976
JOLLY ROGER SPEAKERS 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER SIGN 1976
JOLLY ROGER SIGN 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER PLATGROUND 1976
JOLLY ROGER PLATGROUND 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
JOLLY ROGER LOT 1976
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - OLD AD
OLD AD
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - AERIAL - PHOTO FROM TERRASERVER
AERIAL - PHOTO FROM TERRASERVER
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - OLD AERIAL
OLD AERIAL
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - BIRDS EYE VIEW
BIRDS EYE VIEW
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - BIRDS EYE VIEW OTHER ANGLE
BIRDS EYE VIEW OTHER ANGLE
Jolly Roger Drive-In Theatre - GOOGLE EARTH
GOOGLE EARTH
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