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Earlville Drive-In Facing Costly Digital Changeover

Posted by wlpo on September 5, 2013

Only three days remain to help “save” the Earlville Drive-In.

Honda is running a contest where you can vote once a day for the Earlville Drive-In to be one of five remaining drive-ins across the country to get digital projectors.  Many drive-ins and older theaters like the Majestic in Streator face the possibility of closing unless they can raise 80 thousand dollars or more to switch from projector to digital film.

The closest drive-in movie theater besides Earlville is in Sterling.  Illinois only has a dozen drive-ins left.

To vote, go to http://projectdrivein.com/

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