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Norman Bel Geddes and Co.
Atlantis Theater Auditorium, Floor One

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 656, Atlantis or Broadcast - Atlantis, 1951-1952

Summary: Bel Geddes proposed an assembly line television studio of 11 floors to National Broadcasting Co., but it was not built.

Hunter Code: TV 1
Hunter Guide: page 203

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Box/Location Folder Description
object a 1 Model (62 3/4 x 43 3/4 x ca. 35 inches).
flat file e 1-2 Preliminary Sketches.
flat file f 1-7 Drawings --- Plans and elevations.
theater box 164 j 1 Correspondence --- Proposals and agreements with William Morris Agency.
theater box 164 j 2-3 Correspondence --- NBG - Fred Coe, George Gruskin.
theater box 164 j 4 Correspondence --- Reports Bermuda conference, project specifications.
theater box 164 j 5-7 Correspondence --- NBG - David Sarnoff, Richard R. Pinkham, Sylvester 'Pat' Weaver.
oversize box 22 n 1-3 Photostats --- Plans and elevations.
theater box 164 o 1-2 Cost records, expense account.
theater box 164 p 1 Production Specifications --- List of drawings.
flat file q 1 Source Material ---Drawings of NBC TV show sets.
theater box 164 q 2-9 Source Material --- Research data, TV show specifications, analysis, CBS studio construction.
oversize box 22 x 1 Presentation Book.