Reprinted from www.driveinmovie.com Massachusetts was an early leader among drive-in states. It has the distinction of having hosted one of the first 5 drive-in theatres in America (the Weymouth Drive-in, which opened in May of ’36), and also, four of America’s first 15 drive-in cinemas were located in Massachusetts! Within ten years of it’s first […]
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Drive-in theaters have dwindled into near extinction elsewhere, but Leicester’s drive-in is alive and well and getting better.
The Leicester Drive-in is preparing to open for its 42nd season next week with an upgraded screen.
Going to a drive-in to see the latest film may sound like a thing of the past – but in Leicester, that old time tradition lives on.
Joseph: “We’re the only ones around here now, there’s nobody else – they’re all gone.”
Hanna Joseph is the owner of the Leicester Drive In Theater. He opened it back in 1966.