Bedford Theatre

3119 Webster Avenue at 204th Street
Bronx, N.Y. 10467


The 600-seat Bedford Theatre opened about 1924 and closed in 1941.
           
Wurlitzer Organ Company
North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Opus 937 (1924)
Electro-pneumatic action
Style 108
2 manuals, 3 ranks, piano console
           
Pedal – 32 notes
16
  Bourdon
  Pedal 2nd Touch
8
  Cello
  Bass Drum
8
  Flute
  Kettle Drum
   
  Cymbal

 

   

 

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

 

   

 

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

 

   

 

   
General
    One Balanced Expression Pedal
    General Tremulant
           
Sources:
     Cinema Treasures web site: http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/6099
     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.