|twilight ready||in the night|
The perfect family outing on a summer evening.
The perfect date whether or not you fogged your windshield.
Van Nuys Drive-In Grand Opening 1948
Sepulveda Drive-In Theatre
On Erwin Street, west of Sepulveda, South of Victory & next to Interstate 405
Van Nuys, CA
Built 1953-4 & Operated by Aladin & Pacific Theatres
Closed August 13, 1989, Screen demolished 1992
view of marquee on Erwin at Sepulveda, 1955; those are not real rocket ships
Reseda Drive-In Theatre another view
off Etiwanda, north of Van Owen, near Reseda Boulevard
Opened April 7, 1949 & Operated by Pacific Theatres
Vehicle Capacity: 740; Closed & obliterated circa 1985
L.A.'s first drive-in: "The Pico" at Westwood Boulevard, 1934
Screen later moved to 12109 Olympic Bl at Bundy
& became: "The Olympic"
Thanks to Bill Sherlock Tanner for discovering many San Fernando
& to the Los Angeles Central Librarian, Glen Creason
Updated 3 February 2011