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

1431 Ogden Avenue near 171st Street
Bronx, N.Y. 10468




The 1370-seat Ogden Theatre opened in 1922. The former theater most recently served as a church.
           
Wurlitzer Organ Company
North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Opus 576 (1922)
Electro-pneumatic action
Style 160 (piano console)
2 manuals, 6 ranks, 4 tuned percussion, 17 traps


This organ was shipped on September 27, 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      

   

   
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      

   

   
Adjustable Combinations
   
Accomp. & Pedal Pistons 1-2-3-4-5 (thumb)
Solo & Pedal Pistons 1-2-3-4-5 (thumb)
           
General
    One Balanced Expression Pedal      
    One General Tremulant      
    One 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: http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/7909
     Junchen, David L., comp. and ed. by Jeff Weiller. 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.

Illustration:
     Cinema Treasures web site. Exterior.