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Reproducer Pipe Organ and Piano Placed in Bijou

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Title Reproducer Pipe Organ and Piano Placed in Bijou
Date 11/26/1927
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Article on installation of a "reproducer" pipe organ at Bijou, which "automatically enacts and interprets the musical accompaniment of any picture upon the idea of employing characteristic 'themes.' " scene cued to "roll of specially cut music" example of various attempts to improved audio experience of movies on eve of sound motion pictures. Perry W. Wells listed as Bijou manager.
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Associated Venues Bijou
Associated Persons Wells, Percy W.
Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library