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Kallet Drive-in (Camillus)
Status: Demolished
Location: 5300 West Genesee St. and Kasson Rd., Camillus, NY 13031
Screens: 1
Capacity: 800 cars
Original owner: Kallet Theatres
Opening date: April 20, 1946
Final season: 1960
What's there now: Camillus Commons Shopping Mall, Wal-Mart, Lowe's, Denny's

This page was last updated on March 4, 2010.

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Aerial image from 1951, courtesy of the Onondaga County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 2003 courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial image from 1946 Theatre Catalog. Aerial image from 1946 Theatre Catalog.
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Grand opening full page ad from the Syracuse Journal Herald, on April 20, 1946. Grand opening ad from the Syracuse Journal Herald, on April 20, 1946. Ad from the Syracuse Journal Herald, in 1967, courtesty of Charles Bruss. Kallet Drive-in marquee from 1946, courtesy of Flexlume Sign Corp.
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Kallet Drive-in article from the 1946-1947 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. Kallet Drive-in marquee and screen tower picture from the 1946-1947 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. Kallet Drive-in entrance from the 1946-1947 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. Kallet Drive-in waterfall screen tower picture from the 1946-1947 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble.
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Kallet Drive-in parking lot and screen tower from the 1946-1947 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. Kallet Drive-in entrance from 1946. Kallet Drive-in statue from 1946. Kallet Drive-in ticket booths from 1946.
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Kallet Drive-in screen from 1946. Kallet Drive-in Kiddy Land from 1946. Kallet Drive-in kiddy ride from 1946. Kallet Drive-in popcorn box.
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Camillus Commons sign from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Denny's in Camillus Commons from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen.    

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Kate and I conceived our first child in row 12 while watching Creature From The Black Lagoon.
#1 - Ralph Bott - 11/05/2009 - 07:54
I wish I was around to see those colored waterfalls. That would have been cool.
#2 - J.J. - 09/04/2013 - 15:06
I even loved the marquee with those silhouettes of those buxom babes on the tower. Va-va-va-voom!!
#3 - J.J. - 04/09/2014 - 17:48
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