Roberta Theatre

21 N. Idaho Street,
Dillon, MT 59725

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The Hartwig Theatre was opened in 1917 and in 1919 Wurlitzer installed a small pipe organ, their opus 224. The organ still exists, now located at the Music Hall, Nevada City, Montana.

The Hartwig Theatre was renamed Roberta Theatre in 1951 and was closed in 1955.

Contributed by Will Dunklin

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 15, 2012 at 10:19 am

The obituary of W. J. Hartwig (quoted here) said that he had built the Hartwig Theatre in 1917.

Chris1982
Chris1982 on July 26, 2014 at 9:34 pm

The Hartwig Theatre originally had a 2/4 Style 135A Wurlitzer (opus #224) installed in 1919. The instrument was later moved to a local church. The organ is currently installed in the Nevada City Music Hall. The Hartwig was located on N. Idaho St., the name was changed to Roberta in 1951 and the theatre closed in 1955. This should be listed as the Roberta Theatre with an AKA of Hartwig Theatre.

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