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Gem Theatre - 2/ Kimball
Great Falls, Montana
118 Central Ave.
Organ installation timeframe: 1911 -
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The Gem Theatre opened in 1911 following rennovation of the space previously operating as the Orpheum. A two-manual Kimball organ was installed in 1911. The organ was installed by R.P. Hoffman of Spokane WA.

Great Falls Daily Tribune, June 24, 1911

Opening ad in the Great Falls Daily Tribune, June 25, 1911. "Come and Hear Our $3,000 Pipe Organ."

News item in the Great Falls Daily Tribune, July 9, 1911. Organist A.D. Scammel of Spokane visits the Gem Theatre in July 1911.

Motography, July 1911. Note mention of pipe organ installation.
The Gem Theatre pipe organ is listed in a 1913 Kimball Pipe Organs catalog. The Gem Theatre is not included in Junchen opus lists or OHS Pipe Organ Database.

Great Falls Daily Tribune, February 17, 1913
Roscoe Kernan is listed as organist at the Gem Theatre in February, 1913.

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