Loading...

Drive-In Blues (opening clip)

8,492 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Mar 2, 2010

In 1933, Richard Hollingshead invented the drive-in movie theater, a cinema for Americans infatuated with the automobile. For seventy years, the drive-in has asserted its place in American culture as a mecca for families and restless teenagers. Their popularity peaked in 1957 when 5000 drive-ins illuminated the American landscape. Today, the "passion pit with pix" has become a dinosaur. Drive-In Blues celebrates the drive-in and laments its decline. A blank white screen looms behind interviews with old-time theater owners who reminisce about the heyday of the drive-in and confront the reality of a dying business. Laced with unusual archival trailers, the tone of the film swings between camp and nostalgia.

Loading...

to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...