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Shirley Drive-in Theatre was located in Shirley, New York

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Shirley Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 999 Montauk Highway, Shirley, NY 11967
Screens: 1
Capacity: Unknown
Original owner: Built by Prudential Theatres, operated later by United Artist Theatres.
Opening date: July 1, 1953
Final season: 1988
What's there now: The property is currently occupied by Southport Shopping Center, anchored by Kohl's Department Store and Sears Hardware.

This page was last updated on January 2, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1967, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1980, courtesy of HistoricAerials.com. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Opening soon ad from the Patchogue Advance on Julne 25, 1953. Shirley Drive-in program card from June 1957, courtesy of drive-ins.com. Shirley Drive-in marquee from 1955. Shirley Drive-in snackbar and screen from 1954.

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