Suburban Drive-In

4210 14th Street W.,
Bradenton, FL 34205

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MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on May 5, 2021 at 7:37 pm

Boxoffice, May 2, 1960: “Wright Sanders has shuttered his Suburban Drive-In, Quincy”

Boxoffice, April 15, 1963: “The Suburban Open Air Drive-In, Bradenton, long operated by veteran showman K. T. Barfield, was acquired by Alan Iselin (April 5) as the newest unit in his growing circuit of Florida outdoorers.”

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on April 1, 2021 at 7:58 am

Opened as the Suburban Open-Air Theatre on September 28, 1950 with “Stars in My Crown"by Manatee Amusement Company.

jwmovies
jwmovies on December 11, 2012 at 1:08 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 4210 14th Street West. Now Best Buy.

NYozoner
NYozoner on January 24, 2011 at 10:08 am

U.S. 41 & Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34207

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in. The heading address is off by several blocks to the east.

Here is a 1969 aerial photo of the drive-in, courtesy of HistoricAerials.com.

starwarskid77
starwarskid77 on August 17, 2010 at 10:17 am

Was this theater located on the corner prior to where the old Kmart was?

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on June 4, 2010 at 12:16 pm

Nice photos Chuck.