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Little Dixie Drive-In Theatre

Photo from the Darren Snow collection
Highway 54 E & Christopher Rd
Mexico MO 65265

Demolished Outdoor Theatre
Record #7535  
 Opened: 1950
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 500 cars
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Airway
 Previously operated by: Frisina Enterprises

Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.

Opened in 1950 with a capacity of approximately 500 cars. Sign by C. Bendsen.

In a feature article in the 1950/51 Theatre Catalog, the 15-acre Little Dixie was called "one of the largest of its type in the central section of Missouri." It was run by Frisina Mexico Theatres Co. In later years, it was called the Airway.

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Photos from the 1950-1951 Theatre Catalog collection.

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Last featured 3/8/2005. Last edited 4/22/2016.

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