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Randy A Carlisle commented about Redland Drive-In on Jan 9, 2022 at 10:58 am

Wow! How strange is this?? TO be renovated then tore down? Sounds fishy to me as it sounds to me, that some one or some people did not want this drive in to re-open!!! AS it sat unused for many years.

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Redland Drive-In on Jul 20, 2021 at 5:44 pm

I’m hearing that this drive in was demolished.. I hope this isn’t true.. Sure was hoping it would be reopened!! Anyone know?? Thanx!! Randy A Carlisle…………. RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Astro screen on Jun 26, 2021 at 1:38 pm

TO NOTE https://www.flickr.com/photos/racphotography/481914998 This photo of Screen #1, taken with My P&S Film Camera back on February 2 1999, is The Astro Drive In Theatre located in Oak Cliff (Dallas) Texas. DEMOLISHED. This drive in opened in 1968/69. Closed November 1998 Due to Fire in the Concessions Stand. Altho it could have been re-built, it was demolished in February of 1999. The Last operating Drive In Theatre in Dallas now gone. Photo Taken: February 2 1999 Photo Taken By: Randy A. Carlisle ALL photos (Unless otherwise stated) Copyright RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Guild 45th Theatre on Jun 23, 2021 at 8:11 pm

There is a Guild & Guild II.. And an old home type structure is between them.. Interesting!!

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Mission Theater on Apr 17, 2021 at 4:55 pm

I believe the address is actually 1012 N. Conway.. The facade of that appears to be the ole Theatre is still there.. Today it is called “Amigo Rent to Own”.

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Redland Drive-In on Feb 28, 2021 at 11:38 am

Some (possible) awesome news!! This drive in is being revived!! The newspaper in the area is stating that this is to reopen in late May 2021! This is some great news! GOOD LUCK on getting the ole Redland going again!! Light up that screen!! Best. Randy A Carlisle RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Trail Drive-In on Jan 31, 2021 at 8:28 pm

The above photo, is definitely the Trail in Athens Tx.. The screen is no longer there. It was dismantled or demolished a few yrs back.. I believe the ole snack bar/projection room is still there tho.. RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Urban Theater on Jan 17, 2021 at 4:23 pm

TO note, this gem of an old theatre was saved after a fire almost totally ruined the structure.. Per 2019.. RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Ideal Theatre on Jan 17, 2021 at 4:18 pm

This photo… Ideal Theatre, located at 4306 (Original address is 4304) Bryan Street, in the East section of Dallas Texas. Closed. “Opened in 1916 as part of Ed Foy’s Neighborhood Theatre chain, the 550 sear Ideal Theatre was popular with children & adults alike. During WW-I, the theatre invited recently returned servicemen to speak about their experiences "over there”. On October 26 1928, a fire blazed through the Ideal, igniting reels of nitrate film & collapsing the roof. The building was repaired & has been used for various purposes, but never again as a theatre.“ Information taken from the Arcadia Publishing Book "Historic Dallas Theatres” by D Troy Sherrod.. Today, it appears to be occupied/used as a Church. Update! Today (July 2019), it’s now known as Dallas Carpet & Fine Floors.. Open.. The Structure was built Circa: 1916/1919. dcad.org* Photo Taken: August 8 2014 Photo Taken By: Randy A. Carlisle ALL Photos (Unless otherwise stated) Copyright RAC Photography https://www.flickr.com/photos/racphotography/14637826760/ ..

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Pawnee Drive-In on Dec 2, 2020 at 8:03 pm

The status of the Pawnee Drive In Theatre is demolished. From what I can tell, nothing remains.. Demo’d sometime after 2008 as it was still standing in 2008 per googlemaps… RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Sky Drive-In on Nov 4, 2020 at 10:02 pm

Screen gone, snack bar still appears to be intact. Marquee still stands. Nov 4 2020..

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Smith's Ranch Drive-In on Nov 4, 2020 at 9:52 pm

A local mentioned this drive in is closed at this time due to the covid-19 issue..

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Trail Drive-In on Oct 27, 2020 at 1:49 pm

32°24'58.0"N 97°11'49.1"W This will take you to where the drive in once was.. RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about River Theatre on Oct 17, 2020 at 11:04 pm

Every thing I can find on this location, this is in Bakerfield, CA. Googlemaps also pulls this up in Bakersfield as well.. A nicely done video, seen here. Enjoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wra4Voz56WM RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Starlite Drive-In on Oct 10, 2020 at 9:46 pm

Country singer/performer did a video at this drive in theatre. His song, “The Chain of Love”, Recorded in 1999 & released in 2000.. Check the video out here:> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0aLT_dhiXY RAC Photography / Randy A. Carlisle

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Navarro Twin Drive-In on Sep 30, 2020 at 9:21 am

Since at least, 2019, nothing remains of this drive in.. Both old structures have been demolished.. RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Hampton Road Drive-In on Sep 19, 2020 at 10:17 pm

The hospital facilities were both built in 1984.. Today,“it appears” the hospital has closed its' doors. The orthopedic Dr’s offices appears to be active.

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Beckley Theater, Dallas TX on Sep 18, 2020 at 12:35 am

Above photo I took back on Nov 22 2006.. https://www.flickr.com/photos/racphotography/465749915/

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Strand Theater on Jul 30, 2020 at 11:27 am

Correct address is 211, not 311.. Just checked on googlemaps.

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Palace Theatre on Jul 30, 2020 at 10:43 am

This was known originally as The Star Theatre, a silent movie theatre.. Later becoming known as The Palace Theatre. Today, Western Auto took over the building. The Palace has been closed at least some 55-60+ years. RAC Photography – The above capture, I took back in Dec 2010!!

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Randy A Carlisle commented about We're switching to Apple Maps on May 30, 2020 at 1:13 pm

I’m saddened to say, I received an Email from Billy Smith.. AS most know, Billy, along with Don Lewis, has a lot of photos on cinematreasures & flickr too. Well, Don passed away on May 27, in Lubbock Tx at the age of 71.. Billy wanted me to post this on here.. R.I.P. Don Lewis.. Thank you for all of your contributions to this great site & flickr too.. Randy

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Corner Theatre on May 30, 2020 at 12:04 pm

This is the Texan Theatre that was in Grand Prairie Tx. No longer there.
Not in Mesquite Tx..

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Gemini Drive-In on May 30, 2020 at 11:52 am

Known as the Gemini Drive In Theatre, also Gemini Twin.. A 3rd screen was added on the north end of the land making this a 3 screener.. Nothing remains today.. Randy A Carlisle – RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Gemini Drive-In on May 30, 2020 at 11:47 am

Known as the Gemini Drive In Theatre, also Gemini Twin.. A 3rd screen was added on the north end of the land making this a 3 screener.. Nothing remains today.. Randy A Carlisle – RAC Photography

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Randy A Carlisle commented about Texas Theater on Apr 2, 2020 at 9:29 am

From my understanding, the Texas & Texan was 2 totally different theater’s. 2 different locations.. Anyone??