Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Mayfair & Indian Ladder Drive-Ins

We heard from the New Scotland Historical Association yesterday. It looks VERY promising for an interview on the Mayfair Drive-In and for photographing and scanning Indian Ladder Drive-In memorabilia. Guess I'll need to plan a trip to V'ville!

Please visit the NSHA

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Mayfair Drive-In Theatre, Slingerlands, NY

In an email exchange with Rick Cohen at (and it was pointed out to us that the Mayfair Drive-In Theatre was open for at least two seasons, not one as I had indicated in the theater description.

Not long after that, Mike Engle (co-author of Diners of New York) pointed me toward and their morgue of old newspapers. And sure enough while I was rooting around on, I located some back issues of the Schenectady Gazette from 1958 and found a handful of ads from the Mayfair.

Here are a couple for you to check out...

- Allen

Monday, September 13, 2010

Movie Ratings for Parents and Young People

As published in the Schenectady Gazette here are the MPAA ratings from 1970.

As always click on the image to see a larger version.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Indian Ladder Drive-In, New Scotland

Picked this up today from the fine folks at the Altamont Enterprise. They have a REALLY good searchable online archive. Published on July 23, 1965. (Click on image to see a larger version.)

- Allen

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Updates to the LINKS Page

We finally added some links to the LINKS page. Look them over, explore the sites, there's a lot of good info to be found! Also, if you have any suggestions for other good links to include let us know. Thanks!

- Allen

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