Sunset Drive-In

9625 County Road 99,
Bridgeport, NE 69336

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Sunset Drive-In

The Sunset Drive-In opened on April 1, 1955 with Errol Flynn in “Against All Flags”. The car capacity was listed at 150. It was still open in 1974. A storm in 1999 destroyed the screen.

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Kenmore on November 16, 2014 at 9:21 pm

This appears to be the Sunset Drive-In. Located on the north side of town on the Gold Rush HWY. A new exit from the property is at 9698 County Road 99.

jwmovies on February 20, 2019 at 10:43 am

A more accurate address for this theater is now 9625 County Rd 99, Bridgeport, NE 69336. Flatwater Veternary Services sits on the property at this time.

Please update.

MichaelKilgore on December 1, 2019 at 8:33 pm

Boxoffice, March 4, 1974: “Mr. and Mrs. Ken Moyer have taken over the operation of the Sunset Drive-In, Bridgeport, Neb., from Mr. and Mrs. George Vassos.”

kennerado on December 6, 2019 at 12:11 pm

Was still intact in 1993, also looks like its now farm land however the concession building is still there.

MichaelKilgore on February 3, 2020 at 7:19 pm

Boxoffice, March 11, 1963: “The Vassos brothers are offering their Sunset Drive-In, Bridgeport, Neb., for sale at auction March 15”

Boxoffice, April 15, 1963: “The Sunset Drive-In, Bridgeport, Neb., was not sold at auction and will be reopened by John Vassos”

MichaelKilgore on February 8, 2020 at 4:37 am

Boxoffice, May 10, 1965: “The Sunset Drive-In, Bridgeport, Neb., closed several years, has been reopened”

dallasmovietheaters on September 5, 2021 at 1:56 am

On April 1, 1955, the Sunset Drive-in Theater in Bridgeport was opened by Ted and Johnny Vossos with Maureen O'Hara and Errol Flynn in “Against All Flags.” The theatre closed in July of 1963 and was offered for sale in 1963-1965. Alma and Johnny Vossos reopened the theatre on May 7, 1965 continuing a 4-day a week schedule.

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Rainbow Angels Ensemble on May 27, 2024 at 3:27 pm

Now reverted to farmland

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