Reminisce about drive-in theater memories with Dean Richards

Dean Richards' Sunday Morning

On a summer night in a pastoral field north of Allentown, Pa., cars form rows at dusk to enjoy film in the open air at Shankweiler’s Drive-In on August 10, 1993. This summer, the drive-in theater, a uniquely American institution turns 60 in a world that has largely passed it by. The villans: Mall multiplex theaters, televisions, videocassette recorders and rising suburban land prices. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

On Saturday, June 27th Garth Brooks will perform at hundreds of drive-in movie theaters across the country. An early release shows that McHenry’s drive-in theater will be one of the theaters hosting the concert. Dean reminiscences on drive-in theater memories and opens up the phone lines to talk with listeners about their vivid drive-in memories.

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