Pipe Organ Database

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The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 155)

Location:

Grauman's Rialto (Rialto) Theatre
812 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015 US
Organ ID: 54799

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 7 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jim Lewis on June 19, 2021:

Instrument was purchased by the Iceland Skating Rink, Paramount, CA

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Lewis on June 19, 2021.

Database Manager on April 08, 2015:

"Style 3"
Factory date: November 1, 1917
Originally installed in Million Dollar Theatre, Los Angeles
Later moved to Grauman's Rialto Theatre, Los Angeles, California, and Tibia Clausa added.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium: Photograph from an archival source: Jim Lewis collection, submitted by Jim Lewis. Taken approx. c.1922

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