Fleetwood Theatre - The Bronx, N.Y.
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Fleetwood (165th Street) Theatre

1000 Morris Avenue at 165th Street
Bronx, N.Y. 10456



The 1600-seat Fleetwood Theatre, believed to have opened in early 1927, was located on Morris Avenue near East 165th Street, in the Morrisania section of the Bronx. The Fleetwood closed in 1958 and was used as a supermarket for several years before becoming vacant.
           
Wurlitzer Organ Company
North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Opus 1506 (1926)
Electro-pneumatic action
Style E
2 manuals, 7 ranks


Wurlitzer's Op. 1506 shipped on November 11, 1926.
           
Pedal – 32 notes
16
  Diaphone     Pedal 2nd Touch
16
  Bourdon     Bass Drum
8
  Trumpet     Kettle Drum
8
  Diaphonic Diapason     Crash Cymbal
8
  Tibia Clausa     Cymbal
8
  Flute      
8
  Cello      
           
Accompaniment (Manual I) – 61 notes
16
  Contra Viole [TC]     Harp Chrysoglott
16
  Vox Humana [TC]     Snare Drum
8
  Trumpet     Tambourine
8
  Diaphonic Diapason     Castanets
8
  Tibia Clausa     Chinese Block
8
  Violin     Tom-Tom
8
  Violin Celeste [TC]     Sleigh Bells
8
  Concert Flute      
8
  Vox Humana     Accompaniment 2nd Touch
4
  Octave     Trumpet
4
  Piccolo     Tibia Clausa
4
  Viole     Cathedral Chimes
4
  Octave Celeste     Triangle
4
  Flute      
4
  Vox Humana      
2
  Piccolo     Five Adjustable Combination Pistons
           
Solo (Manual II) – 61 notes
16
  Diaphone
4
  Flute
16
  Tibia Clausa [TC]
2 2/3
  Twelfth
16
  Bourdon
2
  Piccolo
16
  Vox Humana [TC]
1 3/5
  Tierce
8
  Trumpet     Cathedral Chimes
8
  Diaphonic Diapason     Xylophone
8
  Tibia Clausa     Glockenspiel
8
  Violin     Harp Chrysoglott
8
  Violin Celeste [TC]      
8
  Concert Flute     Solo 2nd Touch
8
  Vox Humana
16
  Trumpet [TC]
4
  Octave
8
  Tibia Clausa
4
  Piccolo      
4
  Viole      
4
  Viole Celeste     Five Adjustable Combination Pistons
           
General
    One Balanced Expression Pedal      
    One General Tremulant      
    One Vox Humana Tremulant      
           
Effects (operated by pistons)
   
Horse Hoofs Train Fire Gong (reiterating)
Surf Effect Auto Horn Steamboat Whistle
Bird Fire Gong Siren
     
Door Bell (push button)  
           
Sources:
     Cinema Treasures web site: http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/7879
     Junchen, David L., comp. and ed. by Jeff Weiler. The WurliTzer Pipe Organ – An Illustrated History. Chicago: The American Theatre Organ Society, 2005.
     Kaufmann, Preston J. Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 3. Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1995.

Sources:
     Cinema Treasures web site. Marquis.