67 Drive-In

2201 S. Main Street,
Jacksonville, IL 62650

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Previously operated by: Frisina Amusement Company

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67 Drive-In

The 67 Drive-In was opened on April 7, 1950 with Johnny Weissmuller in “Tarzan and the Mermaids”. It was operated by Central Amusement Corp. By 1952 it was operated by H. Busey. In March 1960 it was taken over by Frisina Amusement Co. This drive in is now Crossroads Truck Equipment. It is across the street from the indoor multiplex RMC Theaters.

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MichaelKilgore on June 15, 2019 at 3:17 pm

The 67 Drive-In Theatre was listed as one of the sponsors of the religion ad in the March 22, 1952 issue of The Daily Journal of Jacksonville IL.

MichaelKilgore on June 24, 2019 at 2:59 pm

The March 27, 1954 issue of BoxOffice, noting that the 67 had reopened for the season, added that it was owned by Howard F. Busey, Elmore Suter, and Ed Bonacorsi.

MichaelKilgore on August 12, 2019 at 2:38 pm

“JACKSONVILLE, ILL. – The Frisina Amusement Co. of Springfield has taken over operation of the 67 Drive-In from the Betty Amusement Co., marking the return to this city of the Frisina circuit, which was founded here 33 years ago. Howard Busey will remain as manager of the 67 Drive-In, located just south of town.” — Boxoffice, April 4, 1960

50sSNIPES on March 20, 2020 at 10:32 pm

Actually, The 67 Drive-In Opened Its Gates On April 7th, 1950 With RKO’s “Tarzan And The Mermaids”. Unfortunately I Can’t Find When The 67 Drive-In Is Closed.

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