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drive-in

Chiefly US and Canadian
a. a cinema designed to be used by patrons seated in their cars
b. a public facility or service designed for use in such a manner

drive-in

A retail business, bank, or motion-picture theater, designed to permit its patrons to receive services while they remain in their automobiles.
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For example, the Showboat Drive-in Theater's website says: "Welcome to the Showboat Drive-In Theater where you can enjoy 2 feature films under the starts for 1 low price
Holding the DRIVE-IN Film Festival here at the Delsea Drive-In is a great way to bring audiences to the drive-ins," says C.
This effort embodies a deep belief that people should have greater access to movies and that families should experience the fun of going to the drive-in, said Bill Dever, Managing Director of USA Drive-Ins.
His drive-in theater in Saco is celebrating its 75th anniversary by welcoming hundreds of cars to its giant roadside screen to watch the latest films on a new digital projection system.
The property features multiple loading docks and drive-ins and a large parking lot.
Sonic Drive-In originated in Oklahoma City, and has built two other locations in Washington--one in Spokane at 1313 N.
Owner Carl Hermansen expects the Southern Willamette Valley's last drive-in picture show to soon go the way of 16 others that once served area moviegoers.
Doug Reynolds, managing partner of the Broadway location, said most Sonic Drive-Ins across the country have skating carhops, but the number is dwindling because of high insurance liability.
The group, which has already opened drive-ins in Harrogate, Birkenhead and Stockport, said the new format was working well and it was seeking sites for new openings.
The video release provides an opportunity to consider a one-time phenomenon through vintage footage, still photographs, and, most fascinating and amusing, the short announcements that ran on the drive-in screen, dictating behavior, offering enticements, and providing sociological perspectives.
DALLAS -- PeopleAnswers today announced a software licensing agreement with SONIC([R]), America's Drive-In([R]), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, to use the PeopleAnswers HR solution in identifying and selecting employees for its 400 company-owned drive-ins in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.
Sonic Corp (Nasdaq:SONC), an operator of a large chain of drive-in restaurants, on Wednesday reported net income of USD13.