Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch

Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch.

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In this photo made Thursday, June 26, 2014, Jen and Philip Mason, along with their sons Skyelar, left, and Trysten, watch the previews at the Saco Drive-In in Saco, Maine. Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch. Drive-in movie theater operators say more than 200 of the remaining 348 drive-ins in the country have made the expensive conversion from film to digital, which typically costs more than $70,000. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Photo by Associated Press
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