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Bel Geddes, Norman

Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1958 AD, at 65 years of age.

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.





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