Sky-Vue Drive-In

1025 Euclid Avenue,
Paintsville, KY 41240

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Previous Names: Cain Auto Theatre

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9/7/50 article credit Paintsville Herald, courtesy Johnson County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.

The Cain Auto Theatre was opened on April 3, 1951. It could accommodate 500-cars and seating for 300 walk-in patrons. It was later renamed Sky-Vue Drive-In. It was closed on February 24, 1984 and was demolished in 1985. Now Mountain Manor of Paintsville assisted living facility.

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DavidZornig on May 27, 2020 at 7:03 am

Opened Tuesday April 3, 1951 as Cain Auto Theatre, with a two day Open House. 500 car capacity with additional seating for 300 walk-in customers. Owned by W.T. Cain Jr., manager of the Sipp Theater. Date of name change to Sky-Vue Drive-In is unknown. Closed February 24, 1984. Demolished 1985. CinemaTour link below with photo. (Located in the King Addition area or subdivision in Paintsville)

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