Terrace Drive-In

1050 SW Jefferson Street,
Lee's Summit, MO 64081

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The Terrace Drive-In opened in 1953 with a car capacity of 350. The Terrace Drive-In was open into the early-1970’s. In its later years it was playing X Rated movies until its closing.

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jwmovies on December 8, 2016 at 2:14 am

The address for this Drive-in is 1050 SW Jefferson St, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081.

This points directly to where the field was located.

Please update.

MichaelKilgore on July 17, 2019 at 10:29 am

From Variety, Aug. 6, 1952, “Terrace Drive-In opened in Lees Summitt, Mo., July 31. The 300-car ozoner is operated by Jam, Inc.”

From the Aug. 27, 1952 issue of The Exhibitor, “The sign on the Terrace Drive-In, Lee’s Summit, Mo., was damaged by high winds the day after it opened. Sam Abend and Earl Jameson are the owners.”

From Variety July 9, 1958, “Roy S. Lindamood, 75, longtime theatre manager in the Kansas City area, died June 26 in K.C. He had operated the Vogue Theatre and the Terrace Drive-In Theatre in Lee’s Summit and at one time ran an amusement park in Galveston, Tex.”

MichaelKilgore on April 4, 2021 at 8:15 pm

Boxoffice, June 9, 1958: “R. C. "Bob” Anderson and David C. Barnes, both of Lee’s Summit, have leased the Terrace Drive-In there from JAM Theatres and began its operation Thursday (29)."

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