Autoview Drive-In

1202 N. Pearl Street,
Tacoma, WA 98406

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kennerado on August 23, 2021 at 6:31 am

It looks like this was open as early as 1947.

rivest266 on July 12, 2021 at 9:37 pm

Last season: 1986.

rjh on March 8, 2018 at 2:20 am

Used to live in Tacoma, and had friends who lived in the Polynesia apts. right behind the parking lot of Autoview. We used to sit on the back fence of the drive-in and watch the films. I probably saw Jaws 50 times while hanging out with friends back there. We were like ally cats on the back fence. :)

The police would come by, sometimes, to see what we were up to. As long as we didn’t cause any problems, they would let us stay, and even turned up a few speakers in the very back, so we could actually hear as well as watch.

We had a lot of fun hanging out there, on those warm summer nights, in the early 70’s.

TLSLOEWS on September 18, 2010 at 3:22 am

Great name for a Drive-in.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 18, 2010 at 12:14 am

Great picture Robert. Peter Cushing a class act!

kencmcintyre on February 11, 2010 at 2:56 am

Here is a photo from circa 1947:

RobertR on October 14, 2008 at 10:56 pm

A great 50’s double bill