The news is not so much about the countries of Europe, especially those considering or applying the strict ban on traffic, but it is interesting.
So in the US Drive-ins, the cinemas that one visits in his car – in Greece were linked to certain genres and have disappeared, as in almost all of Europe – are once again glorified.
Of course, due to the coronavirus, the fear of Covid-19 contagion led Californians to enjoy their favorite movie isolated in their car. According to the Los Angeles Times, Paramount’s drive-in has doubled in recent days, with the same phenomenon being observed in various other US states, such as Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, etc.
However, this popularity of drive-ins will not last long, as several traffic restriction measures are already in place in the US.
To tell the story, the first drive-in appeared in 1933 in New Jersey, USA and was combined with the Americans’ love for the car! According to Smithonian magazine, car salesman Richard Hollingshead was looking for a way for his mother to watch cinema comfortably.
Drive-ins peaked in the 1950s. Today, there are only 305 such places in the US for the romantic of old.