Navarro Twin Drive-In

4066 W. Highway 31,
Corsicana, TX 75110

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Randy A Carlisle
Randy A Carlisle on September 30, 2020 at 12:21 pm

Since at least, 2019, nothing remains of this drive in.. Both old structures have been demolished.. RAC Photography

Kenmore on May 1, 2015 at 7:06 pm

Although the ramps are faint, it can be seen that in the back of the property another screen was present.

dallasmovietheaters on May 1, 2015 at 1:09 pm

The grand opening for the Navarro Drive-In which launched with “Swiss Family Robinson” was on August 6, 1948. The 10-acre site was purchased by Maurice Cole of the Texas Drive-In Theatre Operators circuit. The Navarro would come close to delivering its twin screen in time for the 25th anniversary. It narrowly missed advertising as “Second Screen coming soon” in its ads. The Navarro hired Glenn Vaughn away from the Corsicana Twin Cinema – former Jerry Lewis Twin Cinema – giving the Navarro an experienced hand managing a dual-screen operation. Screen two / the Twin launched Sept. 20, 1973 with “Paper Moon” and “Bad Company” while a Burt Reynolds and Clint Eastwood double feature played on the original screen.

randallh on October 9, 2013 at 7:24 pm

one of my favorite drive ins i went to as a kid

Driveintheatre2001 on January 30, 2012 at 7:03 am

After looking at the Aerials in that area, it looks like it was only a Single Screen Drive In. Any thoughts on this?

Randy A Carlisle – HP

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 29, 2011 at 6:53 pm

thanks Bob,So many Drive-ins to get on.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on March 29, 2011 at 11:18 am





Open ~1950-~1985? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

Open for sure in 1967.

2nd screen added in mid 1970’s.

In 1999 the Concession stand was still standing, it had been used as a driving school.

More info and photos always welcome.