Frazee Organ Co. (1921)

Location:

Capitol Theatre
113 Baltimore Street
Cumberland, MD 21502 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 68296

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on May 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Built by Frazee Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 09, 2021.
Jim Stettner on May 09, 2021:

From the Cinema Treasures website. -- The Welland Theatre opened as a nickelodeon by March 1908. It was operated by John Kirk and had 10 shows a day. Around 1910 it was rename Empire Theatre. It was still in operation in 1921, and in December 1921 it was renamed Capitol Theatre. It was closed in 1936.

The building is still standing as Hobbies Plus in 2019.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 09, 2021.

Jim Stettner on May 09, 2021:

Identified from the Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ by David L. Junchen.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 09, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Theatre facade on the left: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1910 - 1921

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