The former Victory Theatre - Tompkinsville, Staten Island, N.Y.
  Former Victory Theatre
Victory Theatre

120 Victory Boulevard
Tompkinsville, Staten Island, N.Y. 10301




The Victory Theatre in the Tompkinsville district of Staten Island was designed by James Whitford and had 807 seats. The theatre closed in the 1960s and the building was converted for retail use.
           
Wurlitzer Organ Company
North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Opus 1030 (1925)
Electro-pneumatic action
Style 105
2 manuals, 3 ranks, 2 tuned percussions, 0 traps, Piano Console


The organ in the Victory Theatre was a Wurlitzer "Style 105" with a piano-style console. Dimensions of the organ were 11'6" x 4'3" x 9'6" (high). Wurlitzer's Opus 1030 has a factory date of April 1, 1925.
           
Pedal – 32 notes
16
  Bourdon
   
8
  Cello
   
8
  Flute
   

   

   
Accompaniment (Manual I) – 61 notes
8
  Salicional
4
  Salicet
8
  Flute
4
  Flute
8
  Vox Humana     Piano (with Mandolin attachment)

   

   
Solo (Manual II) – 61 notes
16
  Bourdon
4
  Salicet
8
  Salicional
4
  Flute
8
  Flute
  Cathedral Chimes
8
  Vox Humana      

   

   
General
    One Balanced Expression Pedal      
    One General Tremulant      
           
Sources:
     Cinema Treasures web site: http://cinematreasures.org/theater/3398/
     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.

Illustration:
     Cinema Treasures web site. Exterior (credit: "Jean")