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CALVERT CITY, Ky. — As the sun sets in rural western Kentucky, the marquee lights shine at the Calvert Drive-in Theatre.
For many who enjoy the outdoor movie experience, the nightly double features stir nostalgia and fond memories of simpler times.
It’s a way of life.
Movie posters can be seen in the concession area.
Like four generations of Harringtons, Evelyn, now 103, remains active in the operations.
Jacob Sirls, 21, a member of the Oak Valley Church of Christ in Benton, Ky., works in the concession area making specialties such as “chili dog pizza.”
“They’re just really nice people,” Sirls said of the Harringtons. “They’re good Christians, and they understand that I like off on Wednesdays and Sundays.”
The Calvert Drive-in Theatre opened on a 10-acre plot in 1953. It still shows two movies a night, drawing crowds from hours away to see first-run, family-friendly films.
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