HomeDrive-In TheatersSouth Dort Drive-In Theatre - Flint, MI

South Dort Drive-In Theatre - Flint MI

Address: G5117 S. Dort Hwy
City: Flint
State: MI
Zip: 48507
County: Genesee
Open: 1963 (12-26-63)
Closed: 1984
Capacity: 1200
Owner History: Butterfield Theatres Kerosotes
Number of visits to this page: 6392
General Information:

The South Dort Drive-In was opened on December 26, 1963 with Charlton Heston in “El Cid” presented in 70mm, & Fred Astaire in “The Pleasure of His Company”. It was built and operated by William Oleksyn to replace the Dort Drive-In. The first Dort Drive-In was demolished and replaced by the Dort Mall in 1963. Around 1964 the South Dort Drive-In was purchased by Butterfield Theaters. This drive-in had a capacity for 1,200 cars. The South Dort Drive-In closed around 1985.

Info Updates:
9/9/2009 - TenPoundHammer (Bobby)
The site is now occupied by a bus garage.
7/14/2009 - Jon C.
The latest areal photographs confirm that the site has been redeveloped and it looks like all traces of the drive-in are gone except for possibly one entrance drive-way.
1/6/2003 - WaterWinterWonderland
The main driveway and some foundations remain, not much else.
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South Dort Drive-In Theatre - DRIVEWAY - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
DRIVEWAY - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
South Dort Drive-In Theatre - SOUTH DORT NOW - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
SOUTH DORT NOW - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
South Dort Drive-In Theatre - FOUNDATION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
FOUNDATION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
South Dort Drive-In Theatre - ANOTHER FOUNDATION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
ANOTHER FOUNDATION - PHOTO FROM WATER WINTER WONDERLAND
South Dort Drive-In Theatre - SPEAKER
SPEAKER
South Dort Drive-In Theatre - AERIAL - PHOTO FROM TERRASERVER
AERIAL - PHOTO FROM TERRASERVER
South Dort Drive-In Theatre - 1982 AD
1982 AD
South Dort Drive-In Theatre - SOUTH DORT 12-26-63
SOUTH DORT 12-26-63
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