Lovett Drive-In

Route 19,
Weston, WV 26452

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Lovett Drive-In
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shoeshoe14 on February 13, 2007 at 8:39 pm

Owned by G. Baker, had capacity for 200 cars. Opened in 1980, closed in the 1980s.

kencmcintyre on February 13, 2007 at 8:47 pm

I think it was open before 1980. I made the same assumption once from the website you are probably referring to. The newspaper article I read about the theater was from sometime in the 1950s.

billrymer on June 20, 2007 at 4:55 pm

Lovett’s Weston Drive-In Theatre… Located 3 miles North of Weston, WV on Rt. 19. Built by Lovett and Company of Clarksburg, WV in 1951. Owner D.E. “Doc.” Lovett along with wife, Bernice, who sold tickets. Concessions were managed by Virginia Howell. Bookings were by Gray Barker. I was the projectionist in 1953 and 1954.The Drive-In was equipped with DeVry Projectors and sound.

Lovett and Company was a sales agency for DeVry equipment thus a number of drive-ins in this area was equipped with DeVry.

Bill Rymer

jwmovies on October 20, 2012 at 10:51 am

Approx. location for this drive-in was N. Main St (Hwy 19). between Harp 906 and Harp 907 across from Forest Lawn Cemetery in Jane Lew.

Use 265 Hickory Hill Rd, Jane Lew, WV 26378 to map.

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