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At The Drive In

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, you’ll find out how the drive in movie theater started, hear Rebecca’s sister tell her childhood memories of the drive in, and answer the question that has been the source of many contentious debates in Memphis for years: which side of the highway was the Summer Avenue Drive in originally located? …

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Summer Drive-In

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As a sales manager for his father’s company, Whiz Auto Products, Richard Hollingshead understood the automobile and society’s love for this personal machine. He also understood a large lady like his mother couldn’t find comfort in the seat of the town’s lavish theater. Thus, he worked on an idea to create a movie watching experience in the comfort of your …