American Drive-In Movie Theater (Motorbooks Classics Series)

American Drive-In Movie Theater (Motorbooks Classics Series)

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American Drive-In Movie Theater (Motorbooks Classics Series) by Don & Susan Sanders, Susan Sanders

The drive-in movie theater brought together two distinct American institutions: cars and movies. Since the earliest drive-ins of the 1930s, these entertainment complexes have been an integral part of American culture. Their appeal stretched to people from all corners of the country, offering a place for social gathering and various amusements. Take a ride down memory lane in this entertaining look at every aspect of the drive-in movie theater: the architecture, the marquees, the cars, the food, and much more. Black-and-white and color photos, along with period ads and other memorabilia, provide a highly illustrated tour from the origins of the drive-in, through its heyday in the 1950s, its decline, and its subsequent revival.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760317075
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication date: 08/01/2003
Series: Motorbooks Classic Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.37(d)

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