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Corral Drive-In Theatre


1996 Photo from the Darren Snow collection
Flat River Rd
Farmington MO

Demolished Outdoor Theatre
Record #7527  
 Opened: 1949
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity:
Architect(s):
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Kerasotes Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.

Capacity: 400 cars in 1953; later expanded to two screens. After this, it was called the "Drive-Ins" rather than the "Drive-In."

In its early days, the Corral was run by the Edwards-Plumlee Circuit. Presently, the screens are crumbling; the separate projection booths are so surrounded by weeds that it's hard to get to them. The recent-looking snack bar -- a corrugated-metal building -- has been gutted and vandalized; there's some unintentionally hilarious teenage graffiti inside. The fences (with snazzy lamp housings), gates, and ticket booths still stand. The conestoga-shaped marquee is in bad shape.

The 1986 International Motion Picture Almanac lists the operator as Kerasotes.

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1996 photos from the Darren Snow collection.


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Photos from the Darren Snow collection.


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Last featured 2/25/2005. Last edited 4/13/2014.

 
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