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Author Segrave, Kerry, 1944-

Title Drive-in theaters : a history from their inception in 1933 / by Kerry Segrave.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c1992.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    792 SEA    Available
Description x, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-275) and index.
Contents A backyard invention -- Patent battles -- A very slow start, 1933-1944 -- Postwar surge, 1945-1949 -- Drive-ins battle the industry -- Communities battle drive-ins -- The golden years, 1950 -- The golden years, showmanship -- The golden years, selling food -- Strange drive-ins -- Foreign drive-ins -- Drive-ins battle the elements -- Drive-ins pray for a miracle -- Drive-in sound -- The audience -- Sex in the drive-in -- Sex on the drive-in -- Decline and stagnation, 1960s and 1970s -- Rapid descent, 1980s and beyond -- Conclusion.
Subject Drive-in theaters -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0899507522 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper) : 32.50

 
    
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