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Aerial view of model of Broadcast Horizontal Television Studio
Ca. 1956
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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 688, Horizontal or Broadcast Horizontal, 1954-1957

Summary: This preliminary design of a television studio was designed for the National Broadcasting Company.

See also Pilot or Producer's Showcase Studio (job 683).

Hunter Code: TV 3
Hunter Guide: page 208


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Box/Location Folder Description
flat file e 2 Preliminary Sketches --- Plans and elevations.
flat file f 1-50 Drawings --- Plans and elevations.
theater box 166 h 1 Photographs --- NBC staff.
theater box 166 h 2, 5 Photographs --- Studio model.
theater box 166 h 3 Photographs --- Discarded.
theater box 166 h 4 Photographs --- Koda-color production prints and sets.
theater box 166 h 6 Photographs --- Model 35 mm negatives.
theater box 166 h 7 Photographs --- Negatives.
theater box 166 j 1-2 Correspondence --- Meeting minutes Apr1956.
theater box 166 j 3 Correspondence --- General correspondence 1955-1956.
theater box 167 j 4-5 Correspondence --- Master File Notebook Dec1955-Nov1956.
theater box 167 j 6-7 Correspondence --- Memos, phone transcripts NBG - Robert Kintner 1957-1958.
theater box 167 j 8-9 Correspondence --- Memos 1956.
theater box 167 j 10-12 Correspondence --- NBC Report questions and answers 1956.
theater box 167 j 13-14 Correspondence --- Data questionnaire.
theater box 167 k 1 Script --- Bloomer Girl w/ technical report and memo.
theater box 168 k 3-4 Script --- Bloomer Girl w/ technical report and memo (cont.).
theater box 168 n 1 Photostats --- Meeting minutes.
theater box 169 n 42-43 Photostats --- Meeting minutes (cont.).
theater box 169 n 6 Photostats --- Photographs.
oversize box 22 n 7-9 Photostats --- Pasteup for presentation book, "Horizontal for the National Broadcasting Company: A Simplified Title Covering the Study, Report, Preliminary Planning and Recommendations for a Television Studio Operation on a Horizontal Rather Than a Vertical Axis."
flat file n 10-12 Photostats --- Blueprint drawings of sets for Bloomer Girl.
theater box 169 n 13 Photostats --- Stage plan.
flat file n 14 Photostats --- Drawings.
flat file n 15 Photostats --- Presentation Book.
theater box 169 o 1 Expenses.
theater box 169 p 1-3 Production Specifications --- Personnel, production planning.
theater box 169 p 4 Production Specifications --- Techinical report.
theater box 169 p 5 Production Specifications --- List of drawings.
theater box 170 p 6-7 Production Specifications --- Planning Report Victor cards and draft.
flat file q 1-3 Source Material --- Drawings of NBC studios.
theater box 170 q 4-6, 8-9 Source Material --- NBC operations procedures, organization charts.
flat file q 7 Source Material --- Organization chart.
theater box 170 u 1 Lighting plot Bloomer Girl, research data.
theater box 170 w 1 Superceded plans.
oversize box 22 x 1 Presentation Book.
oversize box 23 x 2 Presentation Book (continued).
flat file x 3 Presentation Book (continued).

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