Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Are you a drive-in theater enthusiast?

by Danny Tyree

Series: Tyrades | Story 135

I still remember one of the houses that my parents ALMOST bought back in 1970.

The domicile was memorable because it was right next door to the Hi-Way 50 Drive-in Theater and filled my young mind with impractical daydreams of watching free movies from across the fence. Impractical, because (a) I couldn’t lip-read and (b) my allowance didn’t allow for enough string to run between a speaker and a tin can.

Seven years later, my father did take me to the same drive-in to watch “Star Wars.” And in 1981 I drove myself there to watch “Raiders of the Lost Ark” all by my lonesome. I eagerly anticipate...


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