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Sunset Drive-in (Middleport)
Status: Operating seasonally from April to September
Location: 9950 Telegraph Rd., Middleport, NY 14105
Website: www.sunset-drivein.com
Phone: 716-735-7372
Screens: 3 (screens 2 and 3 were added in 1995)
Capacity: 750 cars
Original owner: Built by Alex and Mary Stornelli; currently operated by Mario & Denise Stornelli.
Opening date: August 31, 1950
 

This page was last updated on January 29, 2010.

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Topo map from 1980, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1958, 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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Grand opening tomorrow ad from the Lockport Union-Sun and Journal on August 30, 1950. Grand opening tonight article from the Middleport Record on August 31, 1950. Grand opening tonight ad from the Middleport Record on August 31, 1950. Sunset Drive-in picture from 1950s, courtesy of Sunset-drivein.com.
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Sunset Drive-in picture from 1950s, courtesy of Sunset-drivein.com. Sunset Drive-in marquee and screen from 1997, courtesy of Barry Joy. Sunset Drive-in marquee from 2007, courtesy of Waymarking.com. Sunset Drive-in entrance from 2007, courtesy of Waymarking.com.

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I am so glad the Sunset Drive-In Theater is still opened. I always enjoy going there several times each year. I cant wait till it opens for the spring. I always go opening weekend every year.
#1 - Eric - 01/10/2011 - 17:56
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