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Story | Jul 22, 2010If the arid ten acre open field in Mansfield looks a bit like the land that time forgot, a reminder of why it appears so antiquated makes sense when the sun goes down. History and pop culture meet at the Mansfield Drive-In where cars still roll in and celluloid still rolls on. The Mansfield Drive-in is one of two full time drive-in movie theatres left in Connecticut. The drive-in opened in 1954, owner Michael Jungden started as a ticket manager in 1974. "We're still here every day," Jungden said, " there are so few drive-ins that people travel a long distance, I have people that come once a week and travel 45 minutes to an hour."