Marion Drive-In

1822 N. Court Street,
Marion, IL 62959

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kennerado on May 1, 2022 at 6:07 pm

Closed in February 1984, that’s when it was sold to the radio station.

kennerado on May 1, 2022 at 6:02 pm

Opened on September 8, 1955.

Kenmore on May 1, 2022 at 7:04 am

It also appears that the remains of the projection booth/concession stand are still present.

MichaelKilgore on May 1, 2022 at 4:22 am

Boxoffice, Aug. 20, 1955: “Stewart Cluster of Johnston City, Ill., has tentatively set August 29 as the grand opening date for his 500-car Marion Drive-In on Highway 37 a mile and a half north of Marion”

Motion Picture Herald, Sept. 24, 1955: “The new Marion drive-in near Marion, Ill., has opened. It is owned by Stewart Cluster of Johnston City, Ill. The theatre lot has room for 500 automobiles.”