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Friday, June 06, 2008

It's Hollingshead Day: Visit Your Local Drive-In

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of the very first drive-in cinema in Camden, NJ, created by Richard Hollingshead, Jr.

To mark the occasion, Wired has a photo gallery of drive-in images. NPR has a story about dead drive-ins coming back to life. The Niagara Gazette covers the Western New York Drive-In Movie Society, which aims to support the nine theaters that survive in that part of the world.

I'm planning to hit the Mendon Drive-In this weekend.

Here's the great site, which has a comprehensive database of open (and closed) drive-ins...

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