At the height of their popularity in the 1950s, more than 4,000 Drive-In movie theatres illuminated America’s night sky. Today, fewer than 350 survive. Me, my dog, and my vintage camper are on a mission to document the remaining drive-ins and to tell their stories.

 
 

Camper Life:

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Drive-ins:

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The Journey:

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“If you go to a walk-in, it’s a movie. If you go to a drive-in, you’ll remember the movie, who you saw it with, the car you were driving—it’s a memory.” John Watzke owner of the Ocala Drive-in

 

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