In 1932, a chemical company owner named Richard M. Hollingshead, Jr. set a projector on the hood of his car, nailed a screen to some nearby trees, and began some experiments in his New Jersey driveway. Several months and one patent later, Hollingshead opened the first commercial drive-in theater (slogan: “The whole family is welcome, regardless of how noisy the children are”) on June 6, 1933. Our animated video-doodle in the U.S. today celebrates this American tradition.
What movies do you remember watching at the drive thru?
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