Razorback Drive-In

2016 Barber Street,
Little Rock, AR 72206

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Previously operated by: Rowley United Theatres Inc.

Previous Names: New Razorback Drive-In

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The New Razorback Drive-In was opened by 1953 when it was operated by Arkansas Amusement Co. By 1957 it was operated by Rowley United Theatres Inc. It was closed in 1962 and the Razorback name was transfered to the Riverside Drive-In.

It was demolished and the Booker Arts Magnet Elementary School now stands on the site.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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50sSNIPES on April 1, 2023 at 10:15 am

I’m pretty sure that this first went under the name “Airway Drive-In” before becoming the “Razorback Drive-In” by 1953.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on April 1, 2023 at 11:20 am

The 1952 edition of Theatre Catalog lists 2-drive-in’s in Little Rock, AR: Asher Drive-In, on Highway 70, operated by Rowley United (650-cars) & Pines Drive-In another Rowley United theatre (500-cars).

In the 1953-1954 edition there were 5 drive-in’s listed: the previous two and a Drive-In with 500-cars operated by Arkansas Amusement Co., Razorback Drive-In, Barber Street & 21st Street operated by Arkansas Amusement Co. (500-cars) and Scenic Drive-In operated by Roy Cochran (500-cars). Also, (Under Construction) was the Rose Drive-In to be operated by G.W. Jones (1,000-cars).

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