Rex Theater

20 N. Second Avenue West
Duluth, MN 55802

Builder: Casavant Brothers, Opus 21, 1914
Manuals: 3
Stops: 26
Ranks: ?
Registers: 45

--Organ Historical Society Organ Database.
Last Update: 3/2007

Notes: Updated by Rene Le Grand.
From Kirk J. Besse: The Rex Theatre was opened in 1913. In 1920 it was renamed Garrick Theatre. It was the first cinema in Duluth to present sound motion pictures, Vitaphone, in March 1928. The Garrick Theatre was closed in 1955. A parking garage now sits on the site.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 19, 2019.

Database Manager on March 07, 2007:

Identified through information received from Stan Scheer of Casavant Frères. The figure recorded under "Registers" in the list above refers to the total number of speaking stops, including duplexed and extended stops but excluding couplers, tremulants and controls. "Stops" refers to the number of independent or straight stops, excluding duplexed and extended stops as well as couplers and controls. There are 19 couplers on this organ.

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