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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (Opus 4019, 1928)

Location:

Cine Encanto
Corner Neptuno and Consulado Streets
Havana, 11 CU
Organ ID: 59912

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 5 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 16, 2017:

Information from Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. I by David L. Junchen.
Style U014X plus sand block
Cost: $6,609.43

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on March 16, 2017:

The 1500-seat Cine Encanto was an elegant, ornate Atmospheric style cinema which opened in 1928. It was designed by architect Enrique Gil working with an architect named Castellanos. The Cine Encanto was the first in Latin America to install an air conditioning system, built by Carrier Corp. of Newark, New Jersey. The Cine Encanto closed around 1957.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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