Starry Starry Night

We’ve been visiting some drive-in theaters this summer. Now’s the perfect-perfect weather, so maybe it’s time to see a show outside:

The Hi-Way 50 Drive-In, in Lewisburg, Tennessee

Hi-Way 50 Drive-In, Lewisburg TN

Hi-Way 50 Drive-In, Lewisburg TN

Hi-Way 50 Drive-In, Lewisburg TN

Hi-Way 50 Drive-In, Lewisburg TN

The 411 Drive In, in Centre, Alabama, where they were having outdoor church services on Sundays this year too

411 Drive In, Centre AL

Cotton field just past the ticket hut

411 Drive In, Centre AL

411 Drive In, Centre AL

Sand Mountain Twin Drive-In, Boaz AL — playing some American cinema classics earlier this summer

Sand Mountain Twin Drive In, Boaz AL

What’s left of the now-closed Piedmont Drive In, Piedmont AL

Piedmont Drive-In, Piedmont AL

From 2017, this pic of what’s now called the Grand River Drive In, in Leeds AL

Grand River Drive-In, Leeds AL

No longer in business, this was The Drive In in Argo AL. It was next to a railroad track, so whenever the train went through, we lost a certain amount of audio from the film. Everyone just rolled with it, though — it was almost like part of the experience. Pic from 2007.

Drive-In Screen, Argo Alabama

Blue Moon Drive In, Gu-Win, Alabama, from 2008

Blue Moon Drive In Theater, gu-win AL

From 2005, this pic of the now non-extant Beverly in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Beverly Drive-In Theatre, Hattiesburg MS

Southern Spaces journal, 2008: Starlit Screens: Preserving Place and Public at Drive-In Theaters