Ellen Drive-In

700 E. Mountain View Avenue,
Ellensburg, WA 98926

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Previously operated by: Midstate Amusement Corp.

Previous Names: Ellen Cinema

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1978 Ellen Drive In

Located on the south end of town on the Kittitas Highway. It was opened on June 26, 1953 with Tyrone Power in “Rawhide” & Betty Grable in “Call Me Mister”. It was operating into the 1970’s.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 21, 2010 at 1:00 am

It was owned by Mid State Theatres in the late Fifties.“ANYONE CAN PLAY” and “SKIDOO” are playing on April 1 1970.On Tuesdays Carloads for 1.75. For awhile in the very early seventies it went by the name ELLEN CINEMA.

Gooper on June 21, 2011 at 1:08 am

Every year on the 4th of July, the town fireworks took place at the Ellen. Overflow cars lined up on Mtn View St. to watch the show.

jwmovies on September 29, 2012 at 7:51 am

Now condos. Approx. address for this drive-in was 700 East Mountain View Avenue.

kennerado on August 23, 2021 at 3:34 am

Opened June 26, 1953.

50sSNIPES on April 13, 2023 at 10:39 pm

Opened with “Rawhide” and “Call Me Mister” with no extra short subjects.

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