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Monday, September 16, 2013

Newberg's 99W Drive-In won a digital projector from Honda's Project Drive-In.

Without the digital projector, the 60-year-old family-owned drive-in theater could have been forced to close. Movie distributors are ending the use of 35-millimeter film, and the costly switch to digital projection would have been too expensive for the small theater. The projectors can cost between $50,000 to $70,000.

The Francis family opened the 99W Drive-in Theatre in August 1953. The nearly 300-car drive-in had a single screen until 1983, when the indoor Twin Cinema was built on the property.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

 

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0 #1 Drive InGuest 2013-09-16 19:06:58
There's additional projectors being given away by Honda & it would be awesome if Oregon's other drive in - Dallas Motor Vu - could get one as well. http://projectdrivein.com/#vote_114
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