Capri The­atre, Ade­laide

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SO PRE­CIOUS IS THE WURL­ITZER OR­GAN AT THIS 1941 HER­ITAGE-LISTED PIC­TURE HOUSE,THAT THE EN­TIRE BUILD­ING WAS PUR­CHASED BY THE THE­ATRE OR­GAN SO­CI­ETY IN 1978 TO HOUSE THE IN­STRU­MENT’S 13 SETS OF PIPES, NOW ON DIS­PLAY BE­HIND VAST GLASS SCREENS IN THE MAIN AU­DI­TO­RIUM. WHILE WURLITZERS WERE DE­VEL­OPED TO AC­COM­PANY SILENT MOVIES IN THE 1920S,TO­DAY YOU CAN CATCH THE LAT­EST FILMS AS WELL AS CULT CLAS­SICS IN THE PAS­TEL HUES AND SCULPTED ART DECO SUR­ROUNDS OF THIS ICONIC THE­ATRE. CAPRI.ORG.AU

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