Main Street Drive-In

5752 Main Street N,
Jacksonville, FL 32208

700 cars

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Previously operated by: Kent Theatres Inc., Talgar Theatre Company

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1950 Main Street Drive-In Article from the Florida Times Union

The Main Street Drive-In was opened September 1, 1950 when it was operated by the Talgar Theatre Company chain. Owned by Clark Film, it had a capacity for 700 cars. By 1968 it was operated by Kent Theatres Inc.

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NYozoner on January 25, 2011 at 10:45 pm

5752 Main St N, Jacksonville, FL 32208

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in.

Here is a 1960 aerial view of the drive-in, courtesy of

dallasmovietheaters on August 26, 2015 at 4:27 am

Talgar Theatres Circuit launched its Main Street Drive-In Theatre on October 1, 1950. C.L. Clyatt Jr. managed the 700-car facility which had a cafeteria-style concession stand. A seating area for non-drivers was added, as well.

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