Mount Eden Theatre

50 West Mount Eden Avenue
Bronx, N.Y. 10452


The 1745-seat Mount Eden Theatre, a project of Milnat Realty Corp., opened about 1926-27.
           
Wurlitzer Organ Company
North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Opus 1529 (1926)
Electro-pneumatic action
Style E
2 manuals, 7 ranks
           
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]
4
  Vox Humana
16
  Vox Humana [TC]
2
  Piccolo
8
  Trumpet     Harp Chrysoglott
8
  Diaphonic Diapason     Snare Drum
8
  Tibia Clausa     Tambourine
8
  Violin     Castanets
8
  Violin Celeste [TC]     Chinese Block
8
  Concert Flute     Tom-Tom
8
  Vox Humana     Sleigh Bells
4
  Octave      
4
  Piccolo     Accompaniment 2nd Touch
4
  Viole     Trumpet
4
  Octave Celeste     Tibia Clausa
4
  Flute     Cathedral Chimes

   

   
Solo (Manual II) – 61 notes
16
  Diaphone
4
  Viole
16
  Tibia Clausa [TC]
4
  Viole Celeste
16
  Bourdon
4
  Flute
16
  Vox Humana [TC]
2 2/3
  Twelfth
8
  Trumpet
2
  Piccolo
8
  Diaphonic Diapason
1 3/5
  Tierce
8
  Tibia Clausa     Cathedral Chimes
8
  Violin     Xylophone
8
  Violin Celeste [TC]     Glockenspiel
8
  Concert Flute     Harp Chrysoglott
8
  Vox Humana      
4
  Octave
  Solo 2nd Touch
4
  Piccolo
16
  Trumpet [TC]
     
8
  Tibia Clausa

   

   
Adjustable Combinations
   
Accompaniment Pistons 1-2-3-4-5 (thumb)
Solo Pistons 1-2-3-4-5 (thumb)
           
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/12360
     Junchen, David L., comp. and ed. by Jeff Weiler. The WurliTzer Pipe Organ – An Illustrated History. Indianapolis: The American Theatre Organ Society, 2005.
     Kaufmann, Preston J. Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 3. Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1995.