Kar-Vu Drive-In

372 Holdredge Avenue,
Basin, WY 82801

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Previous Names: Cory Drive-In

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The Cory Drive-In parked 300 cars, and was named after its owner Paul F. Cory. It was opened in May 1953. By 1985 it had been renamed Kar-Vu Drive-In and was owned/operated by Connie Lloyd.

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Roger Katz
Roger Katz on January 1, 2012 at 10:01 am

Located at approximately 372 Holdredge Avenue, the drive-in is now parking for the Big Horn County Fairgrounds.

MichaelKilgore on November 20, 2019 at 12:40 pm

Motion Picture Herald, April 18, 1953: “Paul Cory opening new 287-car Cory drive-in, Basin, Wyo., early next month.”

MichaelKilgore on January 14, 2020 at 11:38 am

Boxoffice, Sept. 29, 1956: “Paul Cody sold the Wigwam Theatre and the Cody Drive-In, Basin, Wyo., to Glen Woods.”

MichaelKilgore on January 27, 2020 at 11:01 am

Boxoffice, July 31, 1961: “Allen and Leslie Mercer have taken over the Wigwam Theatre and the Cory Drive-In at Basis (sic), Wyo. from Glen Woods.”

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