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They profile Rod and Donna Saunders, who built a drive-in theater to make ends meet, and ended up having quite a bit of success. In short, people are all about it:
The Saunders' success proves that throwbacks can make comebacks. Since the late 1990s, nearly 100 drive-in movie theaters have set reels in motion. Some are brand-new operations, while others are reopenings of closed establishments. Owners and spectators alike relish a revival of drive-ins--no matter how large or small.
"Things go in circles," says Don Sanders, 58, a Fort Worth, Texas, resident who produced two books and a PBS film about drive-ins. "People yearn for a time when they don't have so much pressure, and they can do things outdoors with other people and not be afraid."
Check out the rest of the piece. And look up your neighborhood to see if there are drive-ins in your area! For you city folks, big screen movies at local parks for picnickers at are a big hit these days too.