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Becket, Welton

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Works: 125 works in 129 publications in 2 languages and 141 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
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Specifications for Law School building, University of California, Los Angeles campus : project no. 88440 by Architects Risley and Gould( Book )
2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auto Show opens by Bob Lindsay( Visual )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated November 14, 1958 reads, "If you're in the market for a new car and can't quite make up your mind about which one, there's only one place for you to go today or any day or evening through the 23rd of November. That's to the Pan-Pacific Auditorium, site of the 36th annual International Auto Show, a sparkling array of new American-made 1959 cars and foreign cars, too. So, crank up the old bus and go ogle."
Capitol Records 60th anniversary, 1942 2002 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Los Angeles Auto Show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated December 2, 1955 reads, "Automotive creations of 18 American and 14 European manufacturers went on glittering display. Here is a panoramic scene of the Auto Show. The widest variety of cars ever exhibited at the Pan, this year's event includes some of the fastest European sports cars and the most lavish American luxury autos. The latest models are longer, lower, brighter, faster...and safer!"
Fortunes in diamonds add even more sparkle to the spectacular display ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated March 3, 1956 reads, "Model Melissa Weston (left) admires diamond-bedecked mannequin; Peter Starr takes a look, too, but soon returns his attention to the dazzling Buick convertible."
General Motors Motorama by Howard Ballew( Visual )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated March 3, 1956 reads, "Ernest A. Jones, GM advertising executive, takes Robert M. Critchfield, general manager of Pontiac Division and Mrs. Critchfield on a make-believe tour of the show in a sleek new Pontiac Star Chief convertible."
Largest in Southern Cal by Art Streib( Visual )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated March 29, 1949 reads, "The new 13-story General Petroleum Building at 612 South Flower street is the largest office building in Southern California. Completed last month at a cost of $11,00,000, it is now in operation. Eight floors are occupied by home office of the corporation. Other floors are taken by 45 other companies."
Dignitaries at preview of General Motors Motorama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated March 3, 1956 reads, "Nina Anderton and John Keyes in front seat of flashy Oldsmobile convertible; Oldsmobile Gen. Sales Mgr., and H. L. Waite, L.A. Zone Mgr., in rear."
General Motors Motorama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated March 3, 1956 reads, "Some women guests of the preview rest for a while on 'stage' of the cutaway Chevrolet hardtop. Each of car's intricate parts--from radiator to trunk--can be seen in this popular display."
New Plymouth Belmont ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated December 2, 1955 reads, "Cars on display include those of the kind you can go to an agency and pick up and drive home. Then, too, you'll see cars of futuristic design. Altogether, they add up to something spectacular. Above, you see a Plymouth Belmont, with models Trudy Wroe and Laurie perched in or on it, ready for a spin."
General Motors Motorama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated March 5, 1955 reads, "The superlatives of excitement that Hollywood has used for years to describe its movies can now easily be converted to the auto industry, particularly the General Motors Motorama at Pan Pacific. The especially invited guests to last night's preview are still trying to think up new adjectives to describe the super-modern cars. Above is an over-all view of the dazzling display."
General Motors Motorama by Howard Ballew( Visual )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated March 3, 1956 reads, "The marvels of America's automotive age thrilled thousands of socialites, civic leaders and car dealers at brilliant preview of General Motors Motorama at the Pan-Pacific auditorium last night. The auto show is a super-beautiful display of everything that is wondrous in cars. Above, throng views two of 'cars of tomorrow.'"
Palacio de los deportes. Los Angeles by Welton Becket( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1953 Los Angeles International Auto Show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated January 31, 1953 reads, "Pan-Pacific Auditorium sparkles with new cars as Thirtieth International Los Angeles Auto Show opens. Here's part of crowd at opening last night; there are 135 American-made autos on display, and 14 products of English and European builders."
Architect and traffic engineer by Welton Becket( )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1964 Auto Show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated October 26, 1963 reads, "All set for a Sunday ride in a beautiful 1964 Lincoln Continental convertible are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sawyer, and Mrs. William L. Thomas Jr. Among features in the auto show are engineering displays showing cutaways of engines and a unitized body, and disc brakes in operation."
General Motors Motorama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated January 29, 1961 reads, "General Motors 'gems' sparkle amidst some of the crowd of 8000 attending last night's invitational premiere of the 1961 GM Motorama at Pan Pacific Auditorium. Sixty-three cars and 31 trucks are now on display to the public through Feb. 5. Admission is free."
Cutaway Bel Air ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated December 2, 1955 reads, "For the curious, there are several stripped chassis, uptilted cutouts and plastic-plated engines on display. Here is Myrna Balter posing prettily with cutaway Bel Air sports sedan."
Disney's Contemporary Resort ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Dazzling cars and dazzling gowns at Auto Show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photograph caption dated October 25, 1963 reads, "Wilfred Lane (left) and Mrs. Brian Keith (Judith "Judy" Landon) in Don Loper gown, frame Mercedes Benz at premiere."
 
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Alternative Names
Becket, Welton 1902-1969
Welton David Becket
Languages
English (32)
Spanish (1)