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Organist Jim Riggs standing in front of the Wurlitzer organ at the Paramount Theatre. Photo by Jake Warga.

Organist Jim Riggs standing in front of the Wurlitzer organ at the Paramount Theatre. Photo by Jake Warga.

KUOW News

Paramount's Wurlitzer Organ Continues To Pull Out All The Stops

Staff Reporter
02/24/2012

One of the most talked about movies this past year is a silent film called "The Artist." The film is considered a strong contender for Best Picture at Sunday's Academy Awards. Here in Seattle you can still catch the occasional silent classic at the Paramount Theatre. The Paramount still has the original Wurlitzer from the silent days, over 80 years old. Producer Jake Warga recently checked out the mighty Wurlitzer and brings us this audio postcard.

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