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Virginia wurlitzer

Postby Kadeperry » Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:30 pm

I found out that the virginia wurlitzer got a facelift
https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=ht ... mrc&uact=8
https://www.milandigitalaudio.com/clien ... r_main.jpg
What happened to it
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Re: Virginia wurlitzer

Postby IainStinson » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:29 am

There is a short video about the restoration of this organ http://www.news-gazette.com/video/2011-09-26/refurbishing-virginia-theaters-organ.html.

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Re: Virginia wurlitzer

Postby cham-ed » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:15 pm

I'm fortunate to live in Champaign and the Virginia is ten minutes from home. A couple of months ago I took the 8 year old grandson and some other kids to see the Buster Keaton "The General" accompanied by the Wurlitzer. He enjoyed the experience. Kids seem to appreciate seeing movies on the big screen, not the shoe boxes they see movies in. The park district regularly runs great old movies Last month he got to see "Wizard of OZ" and it was great. Then they do sing a longs with the stacks of old glass slides that were left. Not a lot directly about the organ but ...
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Re: Virginia wurlitzer

Postby Kadeperry » Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:00 pm

Btw what are those silver knobs on the new organ
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Re: Virginia wurlitzer

Postby organtechnology » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:21 pm

Kadeperry wrote:Btw what are those silver knobs on the new organ


I believe those are lights for the stops and keyboards.

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