Twilight Drive-In

Highway 45 and Orange Street North,
Ludlow, IL 60949

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Previously operated by: Kerasotes Theatres

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Located between Rantoul and Ludlow. The Twilite Drive-In was opened prior to 1953 when it was operated by Kerasotes Theatres. Now an empty field and a residence.

Contributed by James Monroe

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Kenmore
Kenmore on October 20, 2016 at 7:22 am

A closer address (at least for Google) is HWY 45 and Orange Street North, Ludlow, IL. The drive-in sat just to the west of the intersection on the southside of town.

Today, it is private property with no evidence that a drive-in was present. http://tinyurl.com/zpog5w3

Michigandriveins.com
Michigandriveins.com on October 29, 2017 at 10:03 am

Here’s a couple of 1972 aerials…

https://vintageaerial.com/photos/illinois/champaign/1972/KCH/101/26

https://vintageaerial.com/photos/illinois/champaign/1972/KCH/101/29

Kenmore
Kenmore on October 29, 2017 at 1:26 pm

Upon further examination, the remnants of the concession stand/projection booth may still remain. And part of the screen may still be standing, although it’s in very poor condition.

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on June 23, 2019 at 8:48 pm

“RANTOUL, ILL. – Bernard J. Baker is the new manager of the Twilite Drive-In, four miles north of town on Route 45.” —BoxOffice, Nov. 7, 1953

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