Copyright: Friends of Beer Wurlitzer 2017
Wurlitzer Theatre Organ History - UK
A short history of early cinema, its music and its musicians
From the early flickering images of Bioscope.
A handful of old adverts from the Rudolph Wurlitzer Manufacturing Company in the USA and Walter Pearce in the UK
A list of the original Wurlitzer theatre organ installations in the UK from 1924 to 1939
A very brief history of the Wurlitzer theatre organ,
Rudolph Wurlitzer and Robert Hope-Jones
The role of the cinema organist in the 1920’s and 1930’s.
From the Silents to the Talkies
A short biography of classical and cinema organist, Wilf Gregory.
Resident organist at The Gaumont, Walsall
Resident Organists at Walsall’s Picture House -
Original home of the Beer Wurlitzer
Early press and newspaper reports concerning Britain’s first Wurlitzer organ at The Picture House in Walsall
A brief history of the Picture House in Walsall which later became the Gaumont and then the Odeon
A brief history of the Beer Wurlitzer. From its days at the Picture House in Walsall, through to Sedgley, and finally Beer.