Happy National Drive-in Day!

Today is National Drive-In day. June 6. Why today? According to New York Film Academy, the first patented drive-in opened on June 6, 1933 by Richard Hollingshead in New Jersey. Smack in the middle of the Great Depression. Which just goes to show you that no matter how hard economic times a society falls on, there …

Bob Jackson Remembers the Odeon, Invitational Preview.

The Odeon cinema that stood for 30 + years at the edge of Canada is remembered today as a highlight of a by-gone era in Windsor’s social and entertainment history. In the 1960’s, Windsor had an establishment of successful cinema’s operating including several theatres and a few popular drive-ins. Each of these venues featured something that …