76 West Dodge Drive-In

7646 Dodge Street,
Omaha, NE 68114

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Previous Names: Drive-In, West Dodge Drive-In

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76  Dodge Drive in.

The Drive-In was located at N. 76th Street & Dodge Street, and opened May 25, 1948 with Janet Blair in “Tars and Spars”. It had a capacity for 688 cars. It was renamed West Dodge Drive-In in 1949. In 1952 it was renamed 72 West Dodge Drive-In

It was closed on July 17, 1983, and was demolished. A strip mall now stands on the site.

Contributed by Ken Roe, Roy Loeffler

Recent comments (view all 8 comments)

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 26, 2010 at 7:13 pm

Was not listed in the 1956 Motion Picture Almanac for some reason.

rivest266 on December 4, 2011 at 10:38 pm

This opened as Drive-In on May 25th, 1948 In 1949 it was renamed West Dodge Drive-in and renamed 76 West Dodge Drive-In in 1952. The 1948 grand opening ad has been posted here.

Sirdrummer007 on December 27, 2011 at 9:13 pm

So where Bag and Save is now was a drive in theater?

70s_moviegoer on March 15, 2013 at 12:04 pm

I worked at the 76th West Dodge drive in back in the late 70s. My first job. Loved going to the movies here, was close to home and always had good lineups! Miss it dearly.

jwmovies on October 19, 2014 at 8:13 pm

This drive-in was located at 7646 Dodge St.

Now Bag'n Save. Please update.

greatray on April 8, 2016 at 10:51 pm

This drive in was located just west of the old Bag n Save, Best Buy location.

davidcoppock on October 30, 2018 at 12:52 am

Opened with “Tars and spars”. 688 cars.

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