Windermere Wurlitzer restored

A large Wurlitzer pipe organ dating back to the early years of silent film has been fully restored and installed in a cinema in Bowness on Windermere.

The organ which was shipped to England from the USA in 1934 is now in the Royalty Cinema after a five year restoration project.

The instrument was built in 1927 and originally installed in the Almira Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Cumbria's Wurlitzer wonder

A large Wurlitzer pipe organ dating back to the early years of silent film has been fully restored and installed in a cinema in Bowness on Windermere.