Pitts Drive-In

1001 Pleasant Shade Drive,
Emporia, VA 23847

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Previously operated by: Pitts' Theaters Inc.

Previous Names: Emporia Drive-In

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Pitts Drive-In

Located off US 58, the Emporia Drive-In opened in 1951 and was operated by Valley Entertainment of Washington, DC. By 1955 it had been taken over by Benjamin Pitts and renamed Pitts Drive-In. This single screen drive-in closed in 1973.

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ghamilton on June 29, 2005 at 1:31 pm

Emporia used to have one of the finest small town movie palaces in this country.Acording to the National trust magazine some years back and a man engaged at the time to the owner’s daughter,the soulless pratt cared not a witt about it,and it was leveled.

jwmovies on September 29, 2012 at 4:23 am

Above address is incorrect. Approx. address for this drive-in was 1001 Pleasant Shade Drive.

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