The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 1198, 1925)

Location:

Olympia Theatre
174 E. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33131 US
Organ ID: 54886

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wurlitzer
  • 15 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Position: Console on lift.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 14, 2015:

Wurlitzer Style 260
Factory date: November 6, 1925

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Found in publication: Open In New Tab This stoplist was taken from the April 1967 Theatre Organ/Bombarde Magazine publication featuring the Wurlitzer at the Olympia Theatre. Originally published 1967
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Seth Carlson on May 12, 2020.
April 1967 Theatre Organ/Bombarde Magazine: Open In New Tab A Moon Over Miami: article describing the Olympia Theatre in Miami and the Wurlitzer Organ
Document created on 1967-04-01
We received the most recent update for this document from Seth Carlson on May 12, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Wurlitzer advertisement featuring The Olympia: Photograph from an archival source: Cinema Treasures, submitted by Seth Carlson. Taken approx. 1926

Wurlitzer Organ Grill, Stage left: Photograph by Michael Lewis, submitted by Seth Carlson. Taken approx. 2016

Olympia stage, Organ console visible balcony stage right: Photograph by Michael Lewis, submitted by Seth Carlson. Taken approx. 2016

Organ console, stage right: Photograph by Michael Lewis, submitted by Seth Carlson. Taken approx. 2016

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