Freeman Theatre - Bronx, N.Y. (photo: Cinema Treasures)
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Freeman Theatre

1240 Southern Boulevard near Freeman Street
Bronx, N.Y. 10459
           
Freeman Theatre - Bronx, N.Y. (photo: Cinema Treasures)  
The Freeman Theatre opened around 1922 with a little over 1600 seats. Located on Southern Boulevard between Freeman and Home Streets, it was operated for a time by Loew's. In the 1970s, the Freeman featured Spanish programming. The Freeman closed during the 1970s, and today sits vacant.
           
Wurlitzer Organ Company
North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Opus 567 (1922)
Electro-pneumatic action
Style 160 (piano console)
2 manuals, 6 ranks, 4 tuned percussion, 17 traps

This organ was shipped on August 21, 1922.

           
Pedal – 32 notes
16
  Bass
8
  Flute
16
  Bourdon
  Bass Drum
8
  Open Diapason
  Kettle Drum
8
  Cello
  Cymbal

   

   
Accompaniment (Manual I) –- 61 notes
8
  Trumpet
  Piano
8
  Open Diapason
  Mandolin
8
  Salicional
  Snare Drum
8
  Viol Celeste [TC]
  Tambourine
8
  Flute
  Castanets
4
  Salicet
  Chinese Block
4
  Octave Celeste
   
4
  Flute
  Five Adjustable Combination Pistons
   
       (Accomp. & Pedal)

   

   
Solo (Manual II) – 61 notes
16
  Bourdon
4
  Salicet
8
  Trumpet
4
  Octave Celeste
8
  Open Diapason
4
  Flute
8
  Salicional
  Cathedral Chimes
8
  Viol Celeste [TC]
  Xylophone
8
  Flute
  Glockenspiel
8
  Vox Humana
   
     
  Five Adjustable Combination Pistons
     
       (Solo & Pedal)

   

   
General
One Balanced Expression Pedal      
General Tremulant      
Vox Humana Tremulant      
           
Effects (operated by pistons)
Sleigh Bells Fire Gong Train
Horse Hoofs Siren Fire Gong [re-it]
Bird Triangle Steamboat Whistle
Auto Horn Surf Tom-Tom
     
Door Bell (push button)  
           
Sources:
     Cinema Treasures web site: www.cinematreasures.org
     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.

Photos:
     Cinema Treasures web site: www.cinematreasures.org