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W. W. Kimball Co. (Opus 6644, 1931)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (Opus 6644, 1924)

Location:

Western (Wiltern) Theatre
3790 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010 US
Organ ID: 62627

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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 December 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 37 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • 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 December 18, 2018.
Database Manager on June 05, 2018:

Information from Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. I by David L. Junchen. Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985.
Originally installed in the Forum Theatre, Los Angeles. Moved in 1931 to Warner's Western Theatre (later the Wiltern Theatre), Los Angeles.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
<i>Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 1</i> by David N. Junchen: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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