University of Texas at Austin

Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 109, New York Scenario, 1926-1927

Summary: New York Scenario was a prospect for a motion picture titled "New York," to be edited and designed by Bel Geddes. The script follows the interweaving stories of immigrants of varying ethnicity and class in New York City. The first treatment was by Forrest Halsey, and the script synopsis was by Barbara Chambers.

Hunter Code: MP 4
Hunter Guide: page 128

Box/Location Folder Description
theater box 112 j 1 Letter rec. from Leland Hayward 1927.
theater box 112 k 1 Script --- 'Manhattan' by Halsey.
theater box 112 k 2 Script --- 'New York' by Chambers.
theater box 112 k 3 Script --- Supplementary notes.
theater box 112 k 4 Script --- Ideas for camera.