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submitted by Jim Tzannes on 02.05.2006

Jim and Con Comino. Maroochydore Drive-in Theatre.

Jim and Con Comino. Maroochydore Drive-in Theatre.
Copyright (1971) Maroochy Libraries

Projection room of the Maroochydore Drive-in Theatre, Maud Street, Maroochydore, 1971.

Pictured include proprietors Jim and Con Comino. Jim had previously operated the STAR Picture Theatre in Beach Road, Maroochydore.

The theatre was built by the Comino family and officially opened in December 1971, by E.O. De Vere, then Chairman of the Maroochy Shire Council. The first drive-in theatre in the area, it operated six days a week and held three hundred and fifty cars.

In 1979 it was purchased by Birch, Carroll and Coyle Ltd.

Photo by: Robinson Studios.

http://www.maroochylibraries.qld.gov.au/

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