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Bel Geddes, Norman

Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1958 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Designers, Director, Producers

American theatrical and industrial designer

1893 – Born on the 27th of April in Adrian, Michigan.

1918 – Began his career as the scene designer for the Metropolitan Opera.

1929 – Designed a 9-deck amphibian airliner, which incorporated areas for deck-games, an orchestra, a gymnasium, a solarium, and two airplane hangars.

1939 – Designed the General Motors Pavilion, known as Futurama, for the  New York World’s Fair.

1960 – Published his autobiography, Miracle in the Evening.

1958 – Norman Bel Geddes died on 8th of May.

He was the father of actress Barbara Bel Geddes.