South 31 Drive-In

7901 US 31 South,
Indianapolis, IN 46227

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South 31 Drive-In

The South 31 Drive-In opened September 29, 1965 with Ricky Nelson in “Love and Kisses” & Rock Hudson in “Strange Bedfellows”. Car capacity was listed at 1,642 cars. This drive-in closed on September 5, 1983 with Sandy Alexander in “Hell’s Angels Forever”, Fred Ward in “Timerider:The Adventure of Lye Swann” & Bette Midler in “The Rose”. It was soon demolished in 1984, together with the adjacent Regency 1 & 2 Cinemas which were operated by the same company.

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rivest266
rivest266 on July 1, 2012 at 11:09 pm

1971 aerial of the drive-in along with the Regency Twin cinemas has been uploaded here.

jwmovies
jwmovies on December 2, 2012 at 10:04 am

The entrance was further south at 7901 U.S. 31. Now Burlington Coat Factory!

rivest266
rivest266 on October 29, 2015 at 11:04 pm

September 29th, 1965 grand opening ad in photo section.

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on December 11, 2021 at 12:48 pm

Dan Cantor closed following the 1983 season on September 5, 1983 with “Hell’s Angels Forever,” “Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann,” and “The Rose.” It was razed not long after in favor of the Greenwood Place Shopping Center in 1984.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on December 11, 2021 at 2:05 pm

Opened on 29th September 1965 with “Love & kisses” and “Strange bedfellows”.

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