Bengie's Drive-In Theatre

Bengie's Drive-In is a drive-in theater in Middle River, Maryland. The Theatre claims to have the largest movie screen in the United States, measuring 52 feet high and 120 feet wide.[1][2] Bengie's opened on June 6, 1956.[3][4]

Bengie's Drive-In
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Bengie's Drive-In Marquee
Address3417 Eastern Boulevard
Middle River, Maryland
United States
CoordinatesCoordinates: 39°20′10″N 76°24′14″W / 39.3360°N 76.4038°W / 39.3360; -76.4038


Bengies was built as part of the Vogel Theatre chain, and was designed by a company owner Jack Vogel.[citation needed]

The venue is still family owned and operated.[5]


  1. ^ "The Last of American Drive-In Theaters". 6 June 2014.
  2. ^ Headley, Robert (2006). Motion picture exhibition in Baltimore : an illustrated history and directory of theaters, 1895-2004. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland. ISBN 9780786422906.
  3. ^ CNN, By Bethany Swain. "Drive-in theater a throwback to the '50s -".
  4. ^ Segrave, Kerry (2006). Drive-in theaters : a history from their inception in 1933. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co. ISBN 0786426306.
  5. ^ Kaltenbach, Chris. "Bengies Drive-In awarded $838,000 in suit against Royal Farms".

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