Columbia River
Theatre Organ Society

3439 N.E. Sandy Blvd., #259
Portland, OR 97232

Upcoming Events

Metropolis (1927)
September 24, 2016, 2:00 PM
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Board Meeting
September 27, 2016, 7:00 PM
Izzy's Gateway
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October 25, 2016, 7:00 PM
Izzy's Gateway
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The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
October 29, 2016, 2:00 PM
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Calendar of all CRTOS events


CRTOS is dedicated to theatre organ preservation and promotion of this uniquely American instrument. We sponsor theatre organ concerts, silent films screenings, music workshops and theatre organ restoration projects in Oregon and Southern Washington. Click here for more information.

What's New

CRTOS and the Hollywood Theatre present the first of the Science Fiction silent movie series. Saturday, August 27, 2016, 2:00 PM

Presenting the first Science Fiction motion picture ever made, "A voyage to the Moon" (Le Voyage dans la Lune, 1902) by Georges Méliès. This film had pioneering special effects on par with what is used today.

Along with this film is the classic "The Lost World" (1925), the first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Dean Lemire will provide live organ accompaniment on the Beverly Ruth Nelson memorial organ.

Enjoy the splendor of the Hollywood theatre, along with concessions and fresh pizza from the theatre's "pie hole".

Tickets are $12.00 at the door of the Hollywood Theatre or online at

The Hollywood is located at 4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97212.


Here's the line-up of silent movies for the rest of the year:

September 2016 - "Metropolis" (1927)
October 2016 - "The Phantom of the Opera" (1925)
November 2016 - "20,000 leagues under the Sea" (1916)