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Alameda, California

Island Auto Movie Drive-in, Alameda, California. Opened 1950.

A storm in 1991 destroyed the screen at this theater. Oddly enough, after the expense and labor of replacing it, the theater never re-opened. The site continued as a weekend swap meet until 1995 when it was closed and abandoned. It was demolished in 1997, and a housing subdivision was built shortly thereafter on the site.

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Photograph taken 1983

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Taken on October 18, 2008