Drive-in theaters land starring role in COVID-19 movie-going era

People have been trying to write the obituary on drive-in movie theaters for decades.The decidedly American bastions of family fun, high school hijinks, classic car culture and late-night double features have greatly waned in popularity over the last 50 years.The number of theaters operating in the U.S., according to statistics kept at www.driveinmovie.com, has plummeted more than 90%, reportedly going from 4,100-plus during the drive-in theater’s late-1950s heyday down to around 330 now.Yet, something unexpected is happening in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic:The drive-in theater is mak...


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