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Sunnyside Drive-In Theatre


Photo from the Bob Meza collection
5550 E Olive Ave
Fresno CA 93727

Demolished 2004 Outdoor Theatre
Record #2010  
 Opened: 1965
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: 2004
Capacity: 1612 cars
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Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Pacific Theatres

The Sunnyside opened in 1965, and closed as a theater in the late 1980s. Pacific Theaters continued to operate it as a swap meet until the mid 1990s.

 Photos
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December 2003 photos from the Daniel Fuentz collection.


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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 3/12/2010.

 
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