Goober Drive-In

5392 Headland Avenue,
Headland, AL 36345

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Goober Drive-In

The Goober Drive-In was opened on January 1, 1951 with Bud Abbott & Lou Costello in “It Ain’t Hay”. This drive-in was on the small side as it had space for 300 cars. The owner was J. Bennett.

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TLSLOEWS on May 31, 2010 at 10:53 am

From the 1/24/10 photo looks as if it was or is used as a lumber yard,Now if we could find the Gomer Drive-in.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 31, 2010 at 1:11 pm

In 1956 it parked 300 CARS and was owned by E.C.White.

NYozoner on January 15, 2011 at 1:11 pm

5392 Headland Avenue
Dothan, AL 36303

The above address will map to the location of the drive-in, which can still be viewed using Google Earth.

Quality Lumber & Millworks is the current occupant of the property.

dallasmovietheaters on April 8, 2019 at 7:51 am

Launched January 1, 1951 with Abbott and Costello in “It Ain’t Hay.”

davidcoppock on April 8, 2019 at 8:39 am

Why the name Goober?

dallasmovietheaters on April 11, 2019 at 5:41 am

Headland is known for peanut farms or goobers as well as other types of nuts.

50sSNIPES on June 11, 2020 at 6:56 am

Headland had also 3 more theaters I discovered. All of which will be in CinemaTreasure pages soon.

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