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   Oregon movie
   theatres and drive-ins
   Includes Bend, Eugene-Springfield,
   Medford




                                      Mike Rivest
                            www.movie-theatre.org
                                        1/1/2011
BEND
United States of America|Oregon|Bend
CROOK COUNTY                                Capitol                                   Pilot Butte 6
                                            613 NW Wall St.                           2717 Hwy 20 NE
PRINEVILLE                                  1922-? 1961                               ? 1995-
K & D Drive-In                              553 seats                                 Owners:
? 1985                                      United Theaters, Inc owned this theatre   1995-1998 Act III Theatres
K & D Theatres, Inc, owned this drive-in.   1955-1961                                 1998- Regal Cinemas


Lyric
? 1930-? 1955
365 seats

Patio Drive-In
? 1955-? 1975
K & D Theatres, Inc, owned this drive-in
1969-1975.                                  Grand                                     Tower
                                            ? 1930-? 1935                             835 NW Wall St.
Pine                                                                                  1940-1994
214 N. Main                                 Liberty                                   2 cinemas in the early 1980’s.
1938-1971, 2007-                            831 Wall                                  This is now a live theatre.
400 seats                                   ? 1930-? 1950                             Owners:
http://www.pinetheater.com                  600 seats                                 1955-1964 United Theaters, Inc
* 1938 opened by Ken Piercy                                                           1969 Pacific Theatres
* 1969-1971 owner: K & D Theatres, Inc,                                               1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
                                            Mountain View Cinemas 4                   1990 Act III Theatres
* 1971 closed                               63455 Hwy 97 N.
*December 19th, 2007 reopened               ? 1995-? 2000
                                            Owners:
                                            1995-1998 Act III Theatres
                                            1998-2000 Regal Cinemas

                                            Old Mill Stadium 16
                                            680 Powerhouse Drive
                                            ? 2005
                                            Opened with 10 screens and expanded
DESCHUTES COUNTY                            to 16 cinemas in 2006. It is owned by
                                            Regal Cinemas
BEND                                                                                  REDMOND
Bend Drive-In                                                                         Hiway
? 1955-? 1985                                                                         ? 1930
Owners:
1955-1964 United Theaters, Inc                                                        Mayfair
1969 Pacific Theatres                                                                 ? 1940-? 1950
                                                                                      305 seats
Bend Triplex
1020 Hwy 97 SE                                                                        Odem
? 1985-? 2000                                                                         ? 1940-? 1955
Owners:                                                                               306 seats
1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
1990-1998 Act III Theatres
1998-2000 Regal Cinemas                                                               Odem-Medo Drive-In
                                                                                      ? 1955-? 1975

                                                                                      Redmond 4
                                                                                      Wagner Square
                                                                                      ? 2005




                                                                                                       2
REDWOOD                Esquire                                  Pelican Cinemas
                       218 N. 7th St.                           2626 Biehn
Hiway                  1941-? 1980                              ? 1980-
? 1935                 1,025 seats                              Expansions
                       Owners:                                  Late 1970’s 4 cinemas
                       1955 Redwood Theaters                    By 1998 6 cinemas
SISTERS                1964-1975 Theatre Management Inc.        By 2005 10 cinemas
Cascade                (Redwood Circuit)                        Owners:
? 1945-? 1955          1980 Redwood Theaters                    1980-1995 Redwood Theaters
105 seats              This is now a live theatre.              1998- *ca


KLAMATH COUNTY
BLY
Arch
? 1955

Star
Dates Unknown
Hwy 140 & Gerber St.                                            Pine Tree
                                                                706 Main
                                                                ? 1925-? 1950
                                                                598 seats
                       Liberty
                       ? 1925
                                                                Rainbow
                                                                413 Main
                       Owl Motor Movies                         ? 1935-? 1950
                       ? 1969
                                                                508 seats
                       Theatre Management Inc. (Redwood
CRESCENT               Circuit) owned this drive-in.
                                                                Rex
Pine                   Pelican                                  ? 1940-? 1945
? 1940                 120 S. 8th St,
                       1929-1961                                Shsata Drive-In
GILCHRIST              1,590 seats
                       Redwood Theaters owned this theatre in
                                                                ? 1955-? 1990
                                                                3 screens in the late 1970’s.
Gilchrist              1955.                                    Owners:
? 1940-? 1955                                                   1955 Redwood Theaters
                                                                1964-1975 Theatre Management Inc.
                                                                (Redwood Circuit)
KALMATH FALLS                                                   1980-1990 Redwood Theaters
Arcade
? 1930                                                          Tower
                                                                6th St. East of Midland Road
                                                                ? 1945-? 1985
                                                                1,182 seats
                                                                2 cinemas in the late 1970’s.
                                                                Owners:
                                                                1955 Redwood Theaters
                                                                1964-1975 Theatre Management Inc.
                                                                (Redwood Circuit)
                                                                1980-1985 Redwood Theaters

                                                                Vox
                                                                618 Main
                                                                ? 1930-? 1945


                                                                MALIN
                                                                Broadway
                                                                ? 1935-? 1955
                                                                350 seats



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State           LAKE COUNTY
Adams Av.
? 1950-? 1955   LAKEVIEW
438 seats       Alger
                AKA: Showhouse
                24 S. F St.
MERRILL         ? 1945-? 2000
Broadway        500 seats
? 1935-? 1945   Alger Theaters owned this theatre 1955-
                1980.




                Circle J. M. Drive-In
                ? 1955-? 1980
                Alger Theaters owned this drive-in.

                Marius
                ? 1935-? 1964
                500 seats
                Alger Theaters owned this theatre 1961-
                1964.

                Showhouse
                24 S. F St.
                ? 2005-


                NEW PINE CREEK
                New Pine Creek
                ? 1940


                PAISLEY
                Green Tree
                ? 1940




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COOS BAY
COOS COUNTY                                                                               Liberty
                                                COQUILLE                                  2100 Sherman
BRANDON                                         Coquille Valley Cinema                    ? 1930-? 1961
Brandon                                         ? 1990                                    750 seats
? 1945-? 1955                                                                             Jones Enterprises owned this theatre
450 seats                                       Liberty                                   1955-1961.
Dodge, Austin & Roy Carpenter owned             ? 1930-? 1955
this theatre in 1955.                           520 seats

Hartman                                         Roxy
? 1930-? 1940                                   ? 1940-? 1955
                                                498 seats
                                                This is now a playhouse called Sawdust.
CONQUILLE
Myrtle Lane Drive-In                            Star Cinema                               Pony Village Cinemas
? 1961-? 1975                                   ? 1990-? 1990                             ? 1985-
                                                                                          Expansions:
COOS BAY                                        EMPIRE                                    1985 4 cinemas
                                                                                          2006 10 cinemas
Bay Drive-In                                    Motor Vue Drive-In                        Owners:
? 1955-? 1975                                   ? 1955-? 1985                             1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
                                                McMinnville Amusement Co. owned this      1990-1998 Act III Theatres
Egyptian                                        drive-in in 1955.                         2005 Coming Atrractions
229 S. Broadway
? 1950-2006                                     Sunset                                    Port
1,250 seats                                     ? 1955                                    1954 Union
This is now a live theatre. It was split into                                             ? 1955-? 1961
3 cinemas by 1998.                                                                        Jones Enterprises owned this theatre.
Owners:                                         MYRTLES POINT                             This is now a church. Movies are shown on
1955-1961 Jones Enterprises                     Hyland                                    Friday evenings.
1990-1998 Act III Theatres                      534 Spruce
1998-2000 Regal Cinemas                         ? 1930-? 1980
2005 Coming Atrractions                         500 seats

                                                McLean
                                                ? 1930

                                                Wallaowa
                                                ? 1930
                                                                                          POWERS
                                                NORTH BEND                                Pioneer
                                                                                          ? 1935-? 1955
                                                Egyptian Triple                           220 seats
Noble                                           ? 1985
? 1950-? 1955                                   Tom Moyer Theatres owned this theatre.
650 seats
                                                                                          CURRY COUNTY
Jones Enterprises owned this theatre in
1955.
                                                                                          BROOKINGS
                                                                                          Chinook
Sunset                                                                                    ? 1990
? 1955
McMinnville Amusement Co. owned this                                                      Pine Cone
                                                                                          AKA: Redwood 2
theatre.
                                                                                          621 Chetco Av.
                                                                                          ? 1950-? 1955
                                                                                          150 seats



                                                                                                           5
Red's Crescent City Drive-In           GRANTS PASS                                  State
17210 Parkview Drive                                                                Main St.
? 1961-? 1985                          Cinema Showcase                              ? 1930-? 1945
                                       ? 1985-? 1990                                Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre
Redwood                                Owners:                                      1935-1945
? 1940                                 1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
                                       1990 Act III Theatres
Redwood 2
621 Chetco Av.                         Movies 6
? 2005-                                1111 NE D St.
260 seats                              ? 2000-
                                       Coming Atrractions owned this theatre.

                                       Redwood Drive-In
                                       ? 1955-? 2000
                                       2 screens in the early 1980’s.

                                       Rivoli
                                       Main St.
GOLD BEACH                             ? 1930-? 1955
                                       640 seats
Chinook                                Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre
? 1935-? 1955                          1935-1940.
250 seats
Alger Theaters owned this theatre in
1955.
                                       Rogue
                                       143 SE H. St.
                                       1938-? 2000
Gold Beach                             712 seats
? 1940-? 1945                          Owners:
                                       1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
PORT ORFORD                            1990-1998 Act III Theatres
                                       1998-2000 Regal Cinemas
Colonial                               This is now a live theatre.
? 1940-? 1955

Savoy
811 Oregon
? 2005-2010




JOSEPHINE COUNTY                       Southgate Cinemas
                                       ? 1985-
CAVE JUNCTION                          Opened with 4 cinemas and expanded to
Cave                                   8 screens in 2006.
                                       Owners:
? 1940-? 1945
                                       1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
                                       1990-1998 Act III Theatres
Frontier Drive-In                      1998-2000 Regal Cinemas
? 1955-? 2000                          2000- Coming Atrractions

M&R
? 1950-? 1955
225 seats




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CORVALLIS
BENTON COUNTY                              Majestic                                  LINN COUNTY
                                           AKA: Varsity
CORVALLIS                                  115 SW 2nd St. http://www.majestic.org/   ALBANY
                                           ? 1925-? 1950
9th St. 4                                  720 seats                                 Albany Cinema 7
? 1995-                                    Owners:                                   1350 Waverly Drive SE
Owners:                                    1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)              ? 1995-
1995-1998 Act III Theatres                 1935-1940 Tri-State Theaters, Inc         Owners:
1998-2005 Regal Cinemas                    This is now a live theatre.               1995-1998 Act III Theatres
                                                                                     1998- Regal Cinemas
                                           Mid-Way Drive-In
                                           ? 1950-? 1985
                                           Adamson Theatres owned this drive-in in
                                           1961.


                                           Oregon State
                                           219 SW 3rd St.
Avalon                                     ? 1931-2000
160 NW Jackson St.                         580 seats                                 Albany Drive-In
1997-2007                                  Owners:                                   ? 1955-? 1985
110 seats                                  1931-1940 Tri-State Theaters, Inc
                                           1961-1969 Adamson Theatres                Bligh
                                           2000 Regal Cinemas                        AKA: Globe, Venetian
                                                                                     241 1st St.
                                           Varsity                                   1913-1922
                                           AKA: Majestic
                                           115 SW 2nd St.                            Globe
                                           ? 1955-? 1969                             AKA: Bligh, Venetian
                                           Adamson Theatres owned this theatre       241 1st St.
                                           1964-1969.                                1922-1936
Blue Mouse
106 NW 2nd St.                             Whiteside                                 Granada
1921-? 1923                                361 SW Madison                            2nd St.
482 seats                                  1922-2002                                 ? 1930-? 1950
                                           1,130 seats                               480 seats
Car Vue Drive-In                           Owners:                                   Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre
? 1955-? 1980                              1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)              1935-1940.
                                           1935-1940 Tri-State Theaters, Inc
Carmike 12                                 1995-1998 Act III Theatres                Midway Drive-In
750 NE Circle Blvd                         1998-2002 Regal Cinemas                   ? 1950
2004-
This is Carmike cinemas only location in
this state.
                                           PHILOMATH                                 Pix
                                                                                     321 2nd St.
                                           Waucomah                                  ? 1995-
                                           ? 1950-? 1955




Darkside
215 SW 4th St.
? 1997-




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Rialto                                     Lebanon Motor Vu Drive-In                  Roxy
111 W. 1st Av, http://albanycivic.org/     ? 1955-? 1985                              1040 L St.
? 1925-? 1964                              Jones Enterprises owned this drive-in in   ? 1940-? 1955
291 seats                                  1964.                                      300 seats
Adamson Theatres owned this theatre in                                                Jones, Jesse Theatres owned this theatre
1964. It is now a live theatre.            Nu-Vu Drive-In                             in 1955.
                                           ? 1955
                                           Jones Enterprises owned this drive-in.     Santiam Drive-In
                                                                                      Santiam Highway
                                           Park                                       ? 1955-? 1980
                                           700 block of Park                          125 cars
                                           ? 1950-? 1975
                                           Owners:
Venetian                                   1961-1964 Jones Enterprises
AKA: Bligh, Globe
                                           1975 Western Amusement Company
241 1st St.
1936-? 1969
769 seats
This has been reopened as an arts center
in 1999.
Owners:
1940 Tri-State Theaters, Inc
1964-1969 Adamson Theatres

                                           Santiam Drive-In
                                           ? 1985


                                           MILL CITY
                                           Mill City
                                           ? 1935-? 1955
BROWNSVILLE                                250 seats

Brownsville
? 1940                                     SCIO
                                           Scio
Hickman                                    ? 1940-? 1955
? 1945

Linn                                       SWEETHOME
? 1945-? 1955                              Rio
393 seats                                  1439 Main
                                           1950-2010
                                           277 seats
LEBANON                                    Jones, Jesse Theatres owned this theatre
Gem                                        in 1955.
? 1950-? 1961
Jones Enterprises owned this theatre.

Kuhn
668 Main http://www.kuhncinema.com/
? 1930-
Jones Enterprises owned this theatre
1955-1961.




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EUGENE-SPRINGFIELD
LANE COUNTY                              Cinema 2                       Fine Arts
                                         Atrium Building                AKA: McKenzie
BLUE RIVER                               1974-1987                      ? 1975-1998
                                                                        Western Amusement Company owned this
Blue River                                                              theatre.
? 1950-? 1955                            Cinema World
300 seats                                1087 Valley River
                                         November 19th, 1975-2007       Firs
                                         Expansions:                    1950 River Road
COTTAGE GROVE                            1975 4 cinemas                 1950-1959
Arcade                                   1995 8 cinemas
429 Main                                 Owners:                        Fox
? 1930-? 1955                            1985-1989 Tom Moyer Theatres   AKA: National, Rex

                                         1989-1998 Act III Theatres     999 Wilamette St.
625 seats                                                               August 24th, 1955-1971
                                         1998-2007 Regal Cinemas
                                                                        Evergreen State Amusement Corp. (Fox-
Argo Drive-In                                                           NGC) owned this theatre.
? 1961-? 1975

Corral Drive-In
78035 S 6th
? 1980-? 1985
Parr Theatres owned this drive-in.

Cottage Grove 2
1205 N Pacific
1988-? 1998
Coming Atrractions owned this theatre.

Diane
432 Main
? 1940-? 1955
410 seats

Morclock Drive-In
? 1955


CRESWELL                                                                Harbor
Star                                                                    1981-1982
? 1950-? 1955
208 seats


EUGENE
Bijou 2
492 E 13th http://www.bijou-
cinemas.com/
1980-
                                         Colonial
                                         1926-1935

                                         Eugene
                                         1910-1912, 1916-1918

                                         Eugene Drive-In
                                         2860 Willamette
                                         ? 1950-1984
Castle                                   3 screens in 1978
1920-1925


                                                                                             9
Heling                                 McDonald                                 New Eugene Drive-In
676 Willamette                         1020 Willamette                          1077 Valley River
1903-1973                              1926-2001                                ? 1964-? 1985
815 seats                              1,110 seats                              3 screens in the late 1970’s. it was owned
Western Amusement Company owned this   Owners:                                  by Moyer Theatres.
theatre 1961-1969.                     1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)
                                       1935-1973 Evergreen State Amusement      North End Drive-In
                                       Corp. (Fox-NGC)                          4720 Dove Lane
                                       1973-1977 Mann Theatres Corporation of   1950-1977
                                       California
                                       1977-1989 Tom Moyer Theatres
                                       1989-1998 Act III Theatres               Oakway Cinema
                                       1998-2001 Regal Cinemas                  Coborg Road
                                       This is now a live theatre.              July 7th, 1967-1987
                                                                                Western Amusement Company owned this
                                                                                theatre.

                                                                                Oregon
                                                                                1918-1919

                                                                                Rex
                                                                                AKA: Fox, National
                                                                                999 Wilamette St.
                                                                                1910-1955
                                                                                810 seats
                                                                                Owners:
                                                                                1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)
                                                                                1935-1955 Evergreen State Amusement
                                                                                Corp. (Fox-NGC)




                                       New Deal ad May 13th, 1933


                                       National
                                       AKA: Fox, Rex
                                       999 Wilamette St.
IE                                     June 11th, 1971-1987                     Savoy
? 1961-? 1964                          Owners:                                  1916-1918
Western Amusement Company owned this   1971-1973 Evergreen State Amusement
theatre. No ads found in the paper.    Corp. (Fox-NGC)                          State
                                       1973-1975 Mann Theatres Corporation of   ? 1930-1948
Lane                                   California
60 W 8th St                            1979 Tom Moyer Theatres
1948-1955
722 seats

Mayflower
11th/Aiden
1935-1957, 1965-1986
595 seats
Owners:
1961-1975 Western Amusement Company
1985 Tom Moyer Theatres




                                                                                                     10
Valley River Center Stadium &             Waco I & II                                 FLORENCE
IMAX 15                                   Franklin Boulevard
500 River Valley Center                   1975-1979                                   Florence
March 9th, 2007-                          Western Amusement Company owned this        ? 1940-? 1955
Regal Cinemas owns this cinema. An IMAX   theatre.                                    390 seats
screen was installed in 2010.
                                          West 11th Drive-In                          Florence 4
                                          808 Seneca                                  1930 Hwy 101
                                          ? 1975-1982                                 ? 1998-
                                          2 drive-in screens in the late 1970’s and   Coming Atrractions owned this theatre in
                                          three in 1980.                              1998.
                                          Moyer Theatres owned this theatre.

                                          West 11th Walk-In
                                          808 Seneca
                                          April 30th, 1971-1987
                                          Moyer owned this cinema.




                                                                                      Harbor
                                                                                      1377 Bay
                                                                                      ? 2005-2010




                                          West 11th Movieland 6
                                          808 Seneca Rd
Valley River Twin                         1987-2001
1971-1990                                 Moyer Theatres owned this theatre.
                                                                                      Princess
Owners:                                                                               ? 1935-? 2000
1975 Moyer Theatres
                                          Willamette
1980 Western Amusement Company
                                          1949-1950
                                                                                      Rhododendron Drive-In
1985-1990 Moyer Theatres                                                              ? 1955-? 1980

Video Cinema Center
1993-1994                                                                             JUNCTION CITY
                                                                                      Rialto
                                                                                      ? 1930-? 1940

                                                                                      Valley
                                                                                      ? 1945-? 1955
                                                                                      408 seats

                                                                                      Vista Drive-In
                                                                                      ? 1955-? 1964




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MARCOLA                                Cinemark 17                            Modena Motor-Vu Drive-In
                                       2900 Gateway                           ? 1961-1973
Marcola                                April 16th, 1999-
? 1950-? 1955                          Cinemark owns this theatre.            Motor-Vu Drive-In
200 seats                                                                     ? 1955-? 1955

Victory                                                                       Movies 12
? 1950                                                                        2850 Gateway St
                                                                              April 13th, 1990-
OAKRIDGE                                                                      Cinemark owns this cinema, which is in the
                                                                              same mall as the Cinemark 17 with a total
Hi-Way                                                                        of 29 screens.
? 1945

Hiway 58
? 1955

Oak
? 1950-? 1990

Peoples (Portable)
? 1940

Uptown
? 1945-? 1955
275 seats


PLEASANT HILLS
Motor Movie
? 1964                                                                        Playmore
This drive-in was owned by Robert L.                                          210 Main
Lippert,                                                                      1943-1947 (as cinema)
                                                                              360 seats
SPRINGRIELD                                                                   Dodge, Austin & Roy Carpenter owned
                                                                              this theatre in 1955.
Cascade Drive-In
? 1955-? 1985
                                       Fine Arts                              Springfield
Western Amusement Company owned this   AKA: McKenzie                          1941-1943
theatre.                               630 Main
                                       1969-1988                              Springfield Quad
                                       Western Amusement Company owned this   2005 Olympic St
                                       theatre.                               1977-1999
                                                                              Owners:
                                       McKenzie                               1990-1998 Act III Theatres
                                       AKA: Fine Arts
                                                                              1998-2000 Regal Cinemas
                                       630 Main
                                       ? 1950-1967
                                       583 seats
                                       Owners:
                                       1975-1985 Western Amusement Company



                                                                              Varsity
                                                                              1947-1955
                                                                              Western Amusement Company owned this
                                                                              theatre 1961-1964.




                                                                                               12
WENDLING                 WESTFIR
Booth Kelly (Portable)   Westfir
? 1940-? 1945            ? 1935-? 1950
                         180 seats




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MEDFORD-ASHLAND
JACKSON COUNTY                               GOLD HILL                                Medford 4
ASHLAND                                      Hill                                     ? 1990-? 1995
Ashland Street 6                             Main St.                                 Cinemark owned this theatre.
1644 Ashland                                 ? 1950-? 1950
? 1998-                                      237 seats                                Medford Cine 4
Coming Atrractions owns this cinema.                                                  1174 Progress Dr
                                             MEDFORD                                  ? 1990
                                                                                      *ri owned this theatre.
                                             Craterian
                                             23 S. Central http://craterian.org/
                                             1924-? 1985
                                             739 seats
                                             This is now a live theatre
                                             Owners:
Lithia
AKA: Vining                                  1955 Oregon-California Theaters, Inc.
243 E Main                                   1969-1975 Lippert, Robert L., Theatres
? 1932-? 1950
551 seats
Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre
in 1935                                                                               Medford Cinema Center
                                                                                      ? 1975
                                                                                      Lippert, Robert L., Theatres owned this
                                                                                      theatre.

                                                                                      Rialto
                                                                                      Main
                                                                                      ? 1925-? 1950
                                                                                      625 seats
                                             Criterion                                Owners:
                                             ? 1925-? 1945                            1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)
                                             Owners:                                  1935-1940 Tri-State Theaters, Inc
Lithia Drive-In                              1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)
? 1964-? 1980                                1935-1940 Tri-State Theaters, Inc        Rogue Drive-In
                                                                                      ? 1955-? 1975
Varsity                                      Esquire                                  Oregon-California Theaters, Inc. owned
166 E Main                                   Main                                     this drive-in in 1955.
1937-                                        ? 1950-? 1955
5 cinemas by 1998                            394 seats                                Rouge Valley Mall 5
Owners:                                      Oregon-California Theaters, Inc. owned   1600 N Riverside
1940 Tri-State Theaters, Inc                 this theatre in 1955.                    ? 1990-2002
1955 Oregon-California Theaters, Inc.                                                 Cinemark owned this theatre.
1998- Coming Atrractions                     Holly
                                             W 6th St                                 Roxy
                                             1930-1986                                ? 1935-? 1945
                                             1,024 seats                              Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre
                                             Owners:                                  in 1940.
                                             1940 Tri-State Theaters, Inc
                                             1955 Oregon-California Theaters, Inc.
                                             1969-1975 Lippert, Robert L., Theatres
                                                                                      Starlite Drive-In
                                                                                      ? 1950-? 1985
                                                                                      Owners:
Vining                                                                                1955 Oregon-California Theaters, Inc.
AKA: Lithia
1914-1932                                                                             1969-1975 Lippert, Robert L., Theatres

                                                                                      State
                                                                                      ? 1930




                                                                                                        14
Studio                                       WHITE CITY
? 1935-? 1945
Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre   Movies 6
in 1935                                      7501 Crater Lake
                                             ? 1990-
Tinseltown USA 15                            Cinemark owns this cinema.
651 Medford Center
1997-
Cinemark owns this cinema.




Valley Drive-In
? 1950-? 1975
Lippert, Robert L., Theatres owned this
theatre 1969-1975.


ROUGE RIVER
Rouge River Cinema
? 1985
Tom Moyer Theatres owned this theatre.




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ONTARIO
BAKER COUNTY                               Empire                                 Ideal
                                           2020 Main                              Broadway Av.
BAKER                                      ? 1930-? 1961                          1928-? 1955
Baker                                      318 seats                              496 seats
? 1925                                     Jones Enterprises owned this theatre
                                           1955-1961.
Baker
AKA: Clarick, Orpheum                      Old Trail Drive-In
1821 Main                                  ? 1955-? 1980
December 1948-1957
Burned down in September 1943 and          Orpheum
reopened by Ted Gamble of Portland in      1821 Main
1948 . It closed in 1957 and reopened as   ? 1925-September 1943
retail space in 1964.

Baker Drive-In                             HALFWAY
? 1961-? 1964                                                                     Liberty
                                           Lyric                                  ? 1930-? 1940
                                           ? 1935-? 1955
Clarick
1821 Main                                                                         Oasis
                                           Valley                                 ? 1930
? 1930 1937                                ? 1990

Eitrym                                                                            Sundown Drive-In
1809 1st st.                               HUNTINGTON                             ? 1955-? 1980
1940-                                      Lyric
Opened in 1940 and converted into a        ? 1935-? 1955                          MALHEUR COUNTY
triplex with stadium-seating in 1997.
Owners:
                                           260 seats
                                                                                  ADRIAN
1955-1964 Jones Enterprises                                                       Holly
1975-2000 Western Amusement Company        RICHLAND                               ? 1950-? 1955
http://www.eltrym.com/
585 seats                                  Lyric
                                           ? 1950-? 1955
                                           145 seats
                                                                                  NYSSA
                                                                                  Liberty
                                           Richland                               ? 1935-? 1935
                                           ? 1935-? 1945
                                                                                  Nyssa
                                           HARNEY COUNTY                          Main St.
                                                                                  ? 1940-? 1955
                                           BURNS                                  565 seats
                                           Desert
                                           68 N. Broadway
                                           ? 1955-
                                                                                  ONTARIO
                                           410 seats                              Center
                                                                                  ? 1950-? 2000
                                                                                  750 seats
                                                                                  2 cinemas in the late 1980’s.




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Dreamland                         OWYHEE
? 1930-? 1935
                                  Community
Majestic                          ? 1935
? 1930

Pay-Ont Drive-In
                                  PAYETTE
? 1950-? 1985                     Ritz
                                  ? 1945
Pix
? 1935-? 2000                     VALE
500 seats
                                  Rex
                                  240 A St.
                                  ? 1926-? 1955
                                  370 seats




Reel 8
477 SE 13th ST.
? 2005-
Reel Theatres owns this cinema.




Roxy
? 1940-? 1950
450 seats




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PENDLETON
UMATILLA COUNTY                        Hermiston Cinemas 5                                 Vox
                                       325 w. theatre lane                                 ? 1935-? 1935
ATHENA                                 ? 1990-2004
Athena                                                                                     PENDLETON
? 1940-? 1945
                                                                                           Alta
Gem                                                                                        AKA: United Artists
                                                                                           108 S. Main
Main St.                                                                                   1926-? 1935
? 1945-? 1955                                                                              585 seats
325 seats                                                                                  Wesco Corporation (Fox) owned this
                                       Hermiston Stadium 8                                 theatre in 1930.
ECHO                                   355 W. Theatre Lane
                                       2004-                                               Arcade
Echo                                                                                       ? 1920
? 1940-? 1955
170 seats
                                                                                           Motor Drive-In
                                                                                           ? 1955
FREEWATER
Rose                                                                                       Rivoli
Depot St.                                                                                  355 S. Main
? 1940-? 1955                                                                              1921-1982
350 seats                                                                                  685 seats
                                       Moore                                               Wesco Corporation (Fox) owned this
                                       1947-? 1950                                         theatre in 1930.
GLENDALE
Glenda                                 Oasis
? 1940-? 1955                          ? 1935-? 1969
281 seats                              350 seats
                                       Moore Theatres owned this theatre in
                                       1969.
Rex
? 1940
                                       MILTON
HERMISTON                              M-F Drive-In
                                       AKA: Milton-Freewater Drive-In, Starlite Drive-In
Grove Drive-In                         Oregon-Washington & Sunnyside
355 W. Theatre Lane                    ? 1969-
? 1955-2004                                                                                Round-Up Drive-In
Moore Theatres owned this theatre in                                                       ? 1961-? 1985
1969.
                                                                                           The Cinema Tri-Plex
                                                                                           415 SW 2nd St.
                                                                                           ? 1990-


                                       Rose
                                       ? 1955

                                       Starlite Drive-In
                                       AKA: M-F Drive-In
                                       1954-? 1964                                         Matt L.



                                       Vogue
                                       Main St.
                                       ? 1940-? 1955
                                       300 seats



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United Artists                                LA GRANDE                              UNION
108 S. Main
? 1940-? 1975                                 Arcade                                 Oasis
500 seats                                     AKA: Liberty                           ? 1935
Parker, J. J., Theaters owned this theatre.   1008 Adams
                                              ? 1930
                                                                                     Roxy
                                                                                     Main St.
                                              Granada                                ? 1940-? 1950
                                              1311 Adams                             255 seats
                                              ? 1930-
                                              481 seats
                                              Expansions-divisions:                  WALLOWA COUNTY
                                              Late 1970’s 2 cinemas
                                              By 2005 3 cinemas
                                                                                     ENTERPRISE
                                              Western Amusement Company owned        Gay Drive-In
STANFIELD                                     this theatre 1961-1985.                ? 1955-? 1961

Grange Hall                                                                          OK
? 1950-? 1955                                                                        AKA: Okay, Vista
150 seats                                                                            208 W. Main www.theok.tk
                                                                                     ? 1990-
Stanfield                                                                            460 seats
? 1940                                                                               This reopened with new management in
                                                                                     2009.

UMATILLA                                      La Grande Drive-In
Grove Drive-In                                20th st.
? 1980-? 1985                                 ? 1955-
                                              Western Amusement Company owned this
Mor                                           drive-in 1961-1980.
? 1955-? 1969
Moore Theatres owned this theatre in
1969.
                                                                                     Okay
Moreland                                                                             AKA: OK, Vista

? 1950                                                                               208 W. Main
                                                                                     ? 1930
UNION COUNTY
                                                                                     People's
ELGIN                                                                                ? 1930
Elgin Opera House
AKA: Rex                                                                             Vista
N. 8th St. in the City Hall
                                              Liberty                                AKA: OK, Okay
                                              AKA: Arcade                            208 W. Main
1912-? 1935, ? 1990-                          1008 Adams                             ? 1935-? 1955
http://www.elginoperahouse.com/               ? 1935-? 1961                          460 seats
This is a live theatre with movies shown      560 seats
regularly.                                    Western Amusement Company owned
                                              this theatre in 1961.                  JOSEPH
                                                                                     Joseph
                                              Orcade                                 ? 1935-? 1945
                                              ? 1925
                                                                                     Rainbow
                                              Shereya                                ? 1955
                                              ? 1925

Rex                                           Star                                   WALLOWA
N. 8th St. in the City Hall
? 1940-? 1955
                                              ? 1930                                 McLean
370 seats                                                                            ? 1930-? 1955
                                              State
                                              ? 1930-? 1945




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ROSEBURG
DOUGLAS COUNTY                        Shoreline Drive-In                           Indian
                                      ? 1955-? 1975                                ? 1935-? 1955
CANYONSVILLE                                                                       761 seats
Ritter                                RIDDLE                                       Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre
? 1950-? 1955                                                                      in 1935.
205 seats                             Tri-City Drive-In
                                      ? 1980                                       Pine Motor Drive-In
                                                                                   ? 1955-? 1985
DRAIN
Drain                                 ROSEBURG                                     Rose
? 1945-? 1955                         Antlers                                      ? 1935-? 1950
200 seats                             ? 1925-? 1930                                400 seats
                                                                                   Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre
Edwards                               Cinema                                       1935-1940.
? 1940                                1750 NW Hughwood
                                      ? 1998 –                                     Roseberg Drive-In
                                      Opened by Coming Atrractions with 7          ? 1955
ELKTON                                cinemas and a 8th cinema opened by
Edwards                               2005.                                        Star
? 1940                                                                             ? 1950-? 1955
                                                                                   503 seats
Elkton
? 1945                                                                             Starlite Drive-In and Indoor
                                                                                   400 Grant Smith Road
                                                                                   ? 1955-? 1998
MYRTLE CREEK                                                                       Indoor cinema opened in the early
Hickman (Portable)                    Garden Valley Cinema                         1980’s.
? 1940                                ? 1985-? 2000                                Owners:
                                      Owners:                                      1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
                                      1985 Tom Moyer Theatres                      1990-1998 Act III Theatres
Myrtle                                                                             2000 Regal Cinemas
? 1935                                1990-1998 Act III Theatres
                                      1998-2000 Regal Cinemas
Rio
? 1945-? 1955                         Harvard Av. 1-2-3
271 seats                             3161 W. Harvard
Dodge, Austin & Roy Carpenter owned   ? 1985-
this theatre in 1955.                 Owners:
                                      1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
                                      1990-1998 Act III Theatres
Tri-City Drive-In                     1998-2000 Regal Cinemas
? 1955-? 1975                         2005- Coming Atrractions

OAKLAND
Jewel
? 1950-? 1955


REEDSPORT                             Hunts Indian
                                      ? 1940-? 1945
Edward                                Tri-State Theaters, Inc owned this theatre   SUTHERLIN
? 1935-? 1945                         in 1940.                                     Cloverleaf Drive-In
                                                                                   ? 1955-? 1985
Pacific
Main St.
? 1950-? 1955                                                                      Grand
500 seats                                                                          ? 1955




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Rand                YONCALLA
? 1945-? 1950
298 seats           Eagle
                    ? 1945-? 1950
                    275 seats
TRI CITY
Tri-City Drive-In   Hickman (Portable)
? 1955-? 1975       ? 1940


WINSTON             Leswell (Portable)
                    ? 1940
Benetta
? 1955




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THE DALLES
GILLIAM COUNTY           Orpheum                                Rialto
                         Main St.                               ? 1930-? 1961
ARLINGTON                ? 1940-? 1955                          585 seats
Arlington (Portable)     326 seats                              Jones Enterprises owned this theatre
? 1940-? 1945                                                   1955-1961
265 seats                Wilderness
                         ? 1990-? 1995                          Skylight theatre and Pub
Rio                                                             www.skylighttheater.com
                                                                ? 2005-
? 1950-? 1955
                         MONUMENT
                         Community (Portable)                   Trail Twin
CONDON                   ? 1940-? 1945                          ? 1985-? 2000
Liberty                                                         Owners:
                                                                1985 Tom Moyer Theatres
? 1930-? 1955, ? 1990
255 seats
                         PRAIRIE CITY                           1990-1998 Act III Theatres
                         Electric                               1998-2000 Regal Cinemas
GRANT COUNTY             ? 1935-? 1935
                                                                Trails Drive-In
CANYON CITY              Orpheum                                ? 1955-? 1980
                                                                Jones Enterprises owned this theatre.
Canyon (Portable)        ? 1940-? 1955
? 1940-? 1945            160 seats
                                                                PARKDALE
Grant County Drive-In    SENECA                                 Parkdale
? 1985
                         Olive                                  ? 1940
                         ? 1935-? 1950
Sundown Drive-In         200 seats                              Valley
? 1985                                                          ? 1945-? 1955
                         HOOD RIVER COUNTY                      216 seats
DAYVILLE                 CASCADE LOCKS                          JEFFERSON COUNTY
Community (Portable)
? 1940-? 1945            Community                              MADRAS
                         ? 1940-? 1955
                         140 seats                              Chief
Dayville                                                        ? 1945-? 1975
? 1950                                                          K & D Theatres, Inc, owned this theatre
150 seats                HOOD RIVER                             1969-1975.
                         Cascadian
JOHN DAY                 ? 1940-? 1961                          Community (Portable)
                         480 seats                              ? 1940-? 1945
Blue Mountain Drive-In   Jones Enterprises owned this theatre
? 1955                   1955-1961.                             K & D Drive-In
                                                                ? 1955-? 1980
Grant County Drive-In    HoodRiver 5                            K & D Theatres, Inc, owned this theatre
? 1969-? 1980            5th & Columbia                         1969-1975.
                         http://www.hoodrivercinemas.com/web/
John Day                 ? 2005-                                MORROW COUNTY
? 1935
                                                                HEPPNER
John Day Drive-In                                               Star
? 1961-? 1975                                                   ? 1930-? 1955
                                                                375 seats
Midvale
? 1930




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SHERMAN COUNTY                                Columbia                                      Fossil (Portable)
                                              ? 1930-? 1955                                 ? 1940-? 1945
GRASS VALLEY                                  440 seats
Grass Valley                                  Sterling Theaters, Inc. owned this theatre    Kay
? 1950                                        in 1955.                                      ? 1950
200 seats                                                                                   200 seats
                                              Columbia Cinema 4
Masonic Hall (Portable)                       2727 W. 7th St.
                                                                                            KINZUA
? 1940-? 1945                                 ? 2005-
                                                                                            Community (Portable)
                                                                                            ? 1940
MORO
Moro                                                                                        Kinzua
? 1955                                                                                      ? 1945-? 1955
                                                                                            200 seats
Movie House                                   The Adam Martin Collection
? 1990
                                              Empress
                                                                                            MITCHELL
WASCO COUNTY                                  ? 1925-? 1930                                 Community (Portable)
                                                                                            ? 1940
DUFAR                                         Granada
Dufar                                         221 E. 2nd St.                                Ochocho
? 1955                                        1929-2008                                     ? 1945-? 1955
                                              833 seats                                     198 seats
Legion (Portable)                             Owners:
? 1940-? 1945                                 1955-1969 Sterling Theaters, Inc.
                                              1985-1990 Moyer Theatres
                                              This was restored in 1996.No showtimes
MAUPIN                                        was listed in 2008.
Legion
? 1950
220 seats

Port
? 1945


THE DALLES                                    Majestic
Cascade Twin                                  ? 1930
1410 W. 6th St.
? 1985-2006                                   Motor Vu Drive-In
Moyer Theatres owned this theatre 1985-       ? 1955-? 1975
1995
                                              The Dalles Drive-In
                                              ? 1955-? 1985
                                              Sterling Theaters, Inc. owned this drive-in
                                              1955-1969.

                                              The Starlite Drive-In
                                              ? 1955-? 1985
The Adam Martin Collection

                                              TYGH VALLEY
Civic                                         Community (Portable)
? 1955
                                              ? 1940
Sterling Theaters, Inc. owned this theatre.

                                              WHEELER COUNTY
                                              FOSSIL

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CLATSOP COUNTY                         Liberty                                      SEASIDE
                                       12th & Commercial
ASTORIA                                ? 1925-? 1975                                Cannes Cinema Center 5
Arcade                                 995 seats                                    ? 2005-
? 1925                                 Owners:
                                       1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)
                                       1940-1975 Parker, J. J., Theaters
Astoria
AKA: Viking
1218 Commercial
1925-? 1929
Wesco Corporation (Fox) owned this
theatre.



                                                                                    Strand
                                                                                    316 Broadway
                                                                                    ? 1925-? 1950
                                                                                    518 seats

                                                                                    Times
                                       Riveria                                      S. Columbia & Broadway
                                       1102 Marine                                  ? 1941-? 1990
                                       ? 1930-? 1975                                620 seats
                                       860 seats
Columbian                              Owners:
1102 Marine                            1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)
http://www.columbianvoodoo.com/theat   1940-1975 Parker, J. J., Theaters
er.html
? 2005-
600 seats                              Viking
                                       1218 Commercial
                                       ? 1930-? 1950
                                       950 seats
                                       Parker, J. J., Theaters owned this theatre
                                       1945-1950.


                                       FORT STEVENS                                 WARRINGTON
                                       War Department                               Warrenton
                                                                                    ? 1950-? 1955
Gateway 7                              ? 1940
                                                                                    350 seats
1875 Marine
? 2000-
Coming Atrractions owns this cinema.   GEARHART                                     WESTPORT
                                       Sunset Drive-In                              Westport
                                       ? 1955-? 1975
                                                                                    ? 1940-? 1955
                                                                                    228 seats

                                                                                    LINCOLN COUNTY
                                                                                    DELAKE
                                                                                    Swan Drive-In
                                                                                    ? 1955-? 1961




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LINCOLN CITY                                  Newport Tri Cinema                        GARIBALDI
                                              ? 2000-
Bijou                                         Owners:                                   Rose
1624 NE Highway 101                           2000 Regal Cinemas                        ? 1935-? 1950
www.cinemalovers.com                          2005- Coming Atrractions                  166 seats
1937-                                         7 cinemas in 2010
174 seats
                                                                                        NEHALEM
                                                                                        Comet
                                                                                        ? 1945

                                                                                        Tide
                                                                                        ? 1945-? 1955
                                                                                        183 seats

                                              Yaquina Drive-In
Cinema 6                                      ? 1955-? 1985                             ROCKAWAY
                                              Parr Theatres owned this drive-in 1980-
3755 SE High School Drive
                                              1985.
                                                                                        Rockaway
1999-                                                                                   ? 1935-? 1955
Coming Atrractions owns this cinema.                                                    ? 190 seats

                                              OCEAN LAKE                                TILLAMOOK
                                              Lakeside                                  Castle
                                              Hwy 101
                                                                                        ? 1935-? 1955
                                              ? 1940-? 1955
                                                                                        432 seats
                                              293 seats

                                                                                        Coliseum
Lakeside                                      TAFT                                      AKA: Dude’s Coliseum
                                                                                        310 Main
? 1980-? 1985                                 Lincoln                                   ? 1930-
Parr Theatres owned this theatre.             Hwy 101                                   621 seats
                                              ? 1935-? 1955                             Parr Theatres owned this theatre 1980-
Yaquina Drive-In                              268 seats                                 1985.]
? 1980
                                              TOLEDO
NEWPORT                                       Ross
Crest                                         Main St.
? 1950                                        ? 1930-? 1985
550 seats                                     436 seats
                                              Parr Theatres owned this theatre 1980-
                                              1985.
Midway
453 SW Coast Highway                                                                    Till-a-Vue Drive-In
? 1930-? 1992                                 WALDPORT                                  ? 1955-? 1985
401 seats                                                                               Parr Theatres owned this drive-in 1980-
This is now a live theatre, it was owned by   Waldport
                                              Main St.                                  1985.
Parr Theatres 1980-1985.
                                              ? 1935-? 1955
                                              245 seats                                 WHEELER
                                              TILLAMOOK COUNTY                          Roseway
                                                                                        ? 1945-? 1950
                                              CLOVERDALE                                168 seats

                                              Cloverdale
                                              ? 1945-? 1955
                                                                                        Wheeler
                                              225 seats                                 ? 1935-? 1940

                                              New
                                              ? 1940




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TILLAMOOK
CLATSOP COUNTY                         Liberty
                                       12th & Commercial
                                                                                    SEASIDE
ASTORIA                                ? 1925-? 1975                                Cannes Cinema Center 5
Arcade                                 995 seats                                    ? 2005-
? 1925                                 Owners:
                                       1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)
                                       1940-1975 Parker, J. J., Theaters
Astoria
AKA: Viking
1218 Commercial
1925-? 1929
Wesco Corporation (Fox) owned this
theatre.



                                                                                    Strand
                                                                                    316 Broadway
                                                                                    ? 1925-? 1950
                                                                                    518 seats

                                                                                    Times
                                       Riveria                                      S. Columbia & Broadway
                                       1102 Marine                                  ? 1941-? 1990
                                       ? 1930-? 1975                                620 seats
                                       860 seats
Columbian                              Owners:
1102 Marine                            1930 Wesco Corporation (Fox)
http://www.columbianvoodoo.com/theat   1940-1975 Parker, J. J., Theaters
er.html
? 2005-
600 seats                              Viking
                                       1218 Commercial
                                       ? 1930-? 1950
                                       950 seats
                                       Parker, J. J., Theaters owned this theatre
                                       1945-1950.


                                       FORT STEVENS                                 WARRINGTON
                                       War Department                               Warrenton
                                                                                    ? 1950-? 1955
Gateway 7                              ? 1940
                                                                                    350 seats
1875 Marine
? 2000-
Coming Atrractions owns this cinema.   GEARHART                                     WESTPORT
                                       Sunset Drive-In                              Westport
                                       ? 1955-? 1975
                                                                                    ? 1940-? 1955
                                                                                    228 seats

                                                                                    LINCOLN COUNTY
                                                                                    DELAKE
                                                                                    Swan Drive-In
                                                                                    ? 1955-? 1961




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LINCOLN CITY                                  Newport Tri Cinema                        GARIBALDI
                                              ? 2000-
Bijou                                         Owners:                                   Rose
1624 NE Highway 101                           2000 Regal Cinemas                        ? 1935-? 1950
1937-                                         2005- Coming Atrractions                  166 seats
174 seats

                                                                                        NEHALEM
                                                                                        Comet
                                                                                        ? 1945

                                                                                        Tide
                                                                                        ? 1945-? 1955
                                                                                        183 seats
                                              Yaquina Drive-In
Cinema 6                                      ? 1955-? 1985
3755 SE High School Drive
                                              Parr Theatres owned this drive-in 1980-   ROCKAWAY
                                              1985.
1999-                                                                                   Rockaway
Coming Atrractions owns this cinema.                                                    ? 1935-? 1955
                                                                                        ? 190 seats
                                              OCEAN LAKE
                                              Lakeside                                  TILLAMOOK
                                              Hwy 101
                                              ? 1940-? 1955
                                                                                        Castle
                                                                                        ? 1935-? 1955
                                              293 seats
                                                                                        432 seats


Lakeside                                      TAFT                                      Coliseum
                                                                                        AKA: Dude’s Coliseum
? 1980-? 1985                                 Lincoln                                   310 Main
Parr Theatres owned this theatre.             Hwy 101                                   ? 1930-
                                              ? 1935-? 1955                             621 seats
Yaquina Drive-In                              268 seats                                 Parr Theatres owned this theatre 1980-
? 1980                                                                                  1985.]
                                              TOLEDO
NEWPORT                                       Ross
Crest                                         Main St.
? 1950                                        ? 1930-? 1985
550 seats                                     436 seats
                                              Parr Theatres owned this theatre 1980-
                                              1985.
Midway
453 SW Coast Highway
? 1930-? 1992                                 WALDPORT                                  Till-a-Vue Drive-In
401 seats                                                                               ? 1955-? 1985
This is now a live theatre, it was owned by   Waldport
                                              Main St.                                  Parr Theatres owned this drive-in 1980-
Parr Theatres 1980-1985.                                                                1985.
                                              ? 1935-? 1955
                                              245 seats
                                                                                        WHEELER
                                              TILLAMOOK COUNTY
                                                                                        Roseway
                                              CLOVERDALE                                ? 1945-? 1950
                                                                                        168 seats
                                              Cloverdale
                                              ? 1945-? 1955
                                              225 seats
                                                                                        Wheeler
                                                                                        ? 1935-? 1940

                                              New
                                              ? 1940




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