Twin City Drive-In

3926 Avenue H,
Rosenberg, TX 77471

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Previously operated by: Jefferson Amusements Company

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Twin City - Rosenberg, TX

This drive-in theater opened in 1950. The Twin City’s ads boasted a “large playground for the kiddies” and “mosquito control nightly”, which is a must in southeast Texas. On Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 70 cents would admit a carload!

The Twin City Drive-In operated year-round. A December 1953 advertisement for the theater invited patrons to “…drive out early. Enjoy a delicious meal at our snack bar - fried chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, and many other treats”. It was operated by Julius M. Gordon of the Jefferson Amusement Co.

Sadly, the Twin City Drive-In closed in 1983, and the site has been redeveloped.

Contributed by Bob Machann

Recent comments (view all 6 comments)

sepiatone on September 29, 2008 at 4:14 pm

A partial image of the Twin City’s screen mural can be seen here.

MPol on September 29, 2008 at 6:32 pm

Oh wow!! I love that!! Thanks for posting this and sharing it with us.

sepiatone on October 30, 2008 at 5:14 pm

You’re welcome.

jwmovies on December 25, 2012 at 11:44 pm

Above address is incorrect. It was further south @ about 3926 Avenue H.

Now Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The western border for the drive-in is still there.

zzblaine on June 11, 2015 at 11:25 am

Here’s another view of the theater on my flickr:

MichaelKilgore on January 22, 2021 at 9:54 am

Boxoffice, April 7, 1951: “George L. Western of Yoakum, Tex., has been named manager of the Twin City Drive-In Theatre, succeeding E. W. Grisham, who resigned to accept a position in Richmond. The drive-in, which is owned by Mart Cole, is located between Rosenberg and Richmond.”

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