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1. 'Cinemental Journeys' Takes Readers Through Movie Houses of Yesteryear 'Cinemental Journeys' Takes Readers Through Movie Houses of Yesteryear December 13, 2006 Mike and Vicki Walker have written a book which explores nostalgic theaters still operating in the Midwest. The book covers the states of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa. Two that are mentioned from...

2. American Nostalgia American Nostalgia September 13, 2006 The column "Castle's View" contains a story featuring the author's memories of what drive-in movies were like, especially the I-70 Drive-In Theatre on 40 Highway. Includes a picture of the drive-in as...

3. Apocalypse Drive-In Apocalypse Drive-In September 5-11, 2013 Article documents the struggles of the I-70 Drive-in and the Midway Drive-in, two area drive-in theaters that have not been able to convert to digital projectors. SPECO, a company that was based in Kansas...

4. Drive In Theaters Drive In Theaters

5. Drive-in Survives the Passing of Time Drive-in Survives the Passing of Time March 5, 2006 Article discusses the I-70 Drive-In, "one of only three drive-ins remaining in Kansas City". Although drive-in movie theaters are almost a thing of the past, they still attract a stalwart group of fans....

6. Marquee player: Wes Neal's been going to the drive-in for 50 years. Marquee player: Wes Neal's been going to the drive-in for 50 years. September 14, 2003 Wes Neal has spent 50 years working at the Boulevard Drive-In, the last 10 as owner. The Boulevard, opened in 1950, is the "oldest continuously operated movie theater in the Kansas City area" and one of...

7. Moving Picture Theatre Map of Greater Kansas City Moving Picture Theatre Map of Greater Kansas City April 1950 Map identifying the locations of movie theaters and drive-ins in the greater Kansas City area, including Kansas City, MO, Independence, MO, North Kansas City, MO, Grandview MO, Lee's Summit, MO, Kansas...

8. Outdoor Theaters Gain New Generation of Fans Outdoor Theaters Gain New Generation of Fans August/11/2001 Photo and article about the history of drive-in movie theaters of the Kansas City area, including the area's first "located on U. S. 40 in what is now Independence" in 1942.

9. Postscript--Up from Swingsets: The Evolution of the Drive-In Postscript--Up from Swingsets: The Evolution of the Drive-In August//1981 Photo and article about the history of drive-in movie theaters in Kansas City, "considered one of the top drive-in cities in the country." Construction of local outdoor theaters mostly "in the years immediately...

10. Scuba-Diving Killer Mutant Monkeys from Hell!. ..or Just Another Night at the Drive-In Scuba-Diving Killer Mutant Monkeys from Hell!. ..or Just Another Night at the Drive-In July//1984 Article about the history of local drive-in movie theaters, starting "in the early '30s" in farmers' fields, with photos.

11. Shawnee Drive-in Theater Shawnee Drive-in Theater 1955 View of entrance to and screen of Shawnee Drive-in theater; located at 12505 W. 63rd.

12. The Last Picture Show: A Kansas city Magazine Photo Essay The Last Picture Show: A Kansas city Magazine Photo Essay August//1996 Photographs mainly of drive-in theater signs. The theaters are located in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri.

13. The Return of the Picture Show: Missouri's Drive-In Theaters Are Making a Comeback and Offering Family The Return of the Picture Show: Missouri's Drive-In Theaters Are Making a Comeback and Offering Family Entertainment by the Carload April 1, 2003 Review of the history of drive-in theaters in Missouri that made a comeback in the 1990s. Missouri's first official drive-in, The Drive In Theatre, opened at Des Peres in 1940. In 1954, there were 124...