Rowville Village Drive-In

1233 Stud Road,
Rowville, VIC 3178

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Previously operated by: Village Theatres

Previous Names: Dandenong North Drive-In

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Rowville Village Drive-In - Sign 1960's - 1233 Stud Road, Rowville, VIC

Located in the outer west Melbourne suburb of Rowville, on Stud Road near Wellington Road. The Dandenong North Drive-In Drive-In opened on 12th July 1956 with Betty Hutton in “Red, Hot and Blue” & James Stewart in “Rear Window”. Later re-named Rowville Village Drive-In, it closed in 1985. The site was demolished(date unknown?). Only the trees remain from around the edge of the Rowville Village Drive-In site, the rest of the site is now houses and a motel(Baton Rogue - 1233 Stud Road).

Contributed by David Coppock

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davidcoppock on April 6, 2016 at 6:53 am

Stud Road is also called Dangenong Valley Highway.

davidcoppock on June 8, 2018 at 3:17 pm

Closed in 1985. 768 cars.

davidcoppock on October 13, 2019 at 9:42 am

Opened with “Red hot and blue” and “Rear window”.

davidcoppock on May 2, 2021 at 7:50 am

The only part of the drive-in remaining now, is a single poplar tree to the south of the Baton Rouge Motel, that was once a line of poplar trees behind the drive-in’s screen.

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