By Kerry Segrave
A essentially American establishment (though it seemed in different nations corresponding to Japan and Italy), the drive-in theater now sits at the verge of extinction. in the course of its heyday, drive-ins might be present in groups either huge and small. a few of the better theaters held as much as 3,000 automobiles and have been frequently stuffed to potential on weekends.
The heritage of the drive-in from its beginnings within the Thirties via its heyday within the Nineteen Forties and Fifties to its slow dying in modern day the US is punctiliously documented right here: the patent battles, group issues with morality (on-screen and off), technological advances (audio platforms, monitors, etc.), audiences, and the drive-in's position within the movie undefined.
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