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The Comanche Drive-In Theater is one of seven vintage theaters in the state of Colorado. Owned and operated by the Groy family in Buena Vista, Colorado, The Comanche has been in operation off and on for the past 47 years. The Groys still project their films on traditional 35mm Simplex Projectors using a carbon arc lamphouse. The family purchased the 1950's equipment from a theater in Montrose, Colorado and opened for business in 1966. Four generations of the Groy family have helped to shape this nostalgic experience, operating the drive-in cinema in the small Colorado mountain town through the years.
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Jeremy Wade Shockley
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PROJECT | A Night at the Movies
The Comanche Drive-In Theater is one of seven vintage theaters in the state of Colorado. Owned and operated by the Groy family in Buena Vista, Colorado, The Comanche has been in operation off and on for the past 47 years. The Groys still project their films on traditional 35mm Simplex Projectors using a carbon arc lamphouse. The family purchased the 1950's equipment from a  theater in Montrose, Colorado and opened for business in 1966. Four generations of the Groy family have helped to shape this nostalgic experience, operating the drive-in cinema in the small Colorado mountain town through the years.