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Movie goers sit on top of a car to watch “Despicable Me 2,” the last movie to be shown at the Starlite Drive-in Theater in Mitchell Saturday night.(Sean Ryan/Republic)

Hundreds attend final show at the Starlite

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Two and half hours before the start of the show, in a tiny threelight room filled with names of past drive-inn managers written on the wall, Jeff Logan threaded “Despicable Me 2” through the projector to be the last film played at Mitchell’s Starlite Drive-in.


A routine Logan, owner of the Starlite, has done hundreds of times since buying the drive-in in 1976.

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