Pandemic brings life back to Florida drive-in theater

Ocala (United States) (AFP) - Since the United States closed its movie theaters in March to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, a small drive-in cinema in Florida has enjoyed a revival that recalls life in the 1950s.“The old cliche that 'the show must go on' is not a cliche. It’s a way of life to us,” said John Watzke, owner of the Ocala Drive-In in the Florida town of Ocala.He said that his is one of only 11 still operating across the nation during the lockdowns.The rusting sign surrounded by stars revives memories of the heyday of the drive-ins, when movie-goers would park their car...


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