Starlite Drive-In

2925 S. Pacific Highway,
Medford, OR 97501

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MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on July 18, 2019 at 11:41 am

Same drive-in? From the Feb. 1, 1947 issue of BoxOffice:

LOS ANGELES – Robert L. Lippert, vice-president of Screen Guild Productions, is building a new drive-in theatre on the outskirts of Medford, Ore. This will increase the number of his theatre holdings to 35.

The Medford property was one of several theatre sites acquired by Lippert when he purchased the nine-theatre circuit of Leverette Interstate Theatres situated in Oregon and northern California.

The new theatre will have a capacity of 400 automobiles with individual speakers for each year. (sic) It is expected to be completed by early summer.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on November 3, 2018 at 2:08 pm

Closed in 1987. D3molished(date unknown?). Remaining structures destroyed by a fire in 2002. One corner of the site is now Les Schwab Tire Center.

jwmovies
jwmovies on December 8, 2012 at 11:24 pm

Above address doe not properly. Use 2925 South Pacific Highway. Matt Loop is just north of this location.

goofyfoot
goofyfoot on June 24, 2012 at 8:07 pm

My first visit to the Starlite was in ‘65 on a double-date……..can’t remember the movie, but a lot of action in the vehicle…….my date tipped an entire pizza upside down, followed by spilling a large coke in my lap. My last visit was in the late 70’s/early 80’s, when they had modified it to a dual-screen theater.

ChrisAckerman
ChrisAckerman on June 12, 2012 at 1:52 am

It looks like it closed in 1987.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on February 18, 2012 at 8:32 am

Added Goggle Earth from 2000, still shows field layout but no screen tower.

When did it close???

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 2, 2010 at 10:09 pm

Medford,Or. Mention in the movie “DOUBLE INDEMNITY” so they had a Drive-in.Robert Lippert and Affiliated Theatres ran this Drive-in in Oregon.{in 1956}.