Photo Collections Record
Marshall L. Wright Photograph CollectionLocation:
PC 11:C, PC Negatives Box 19
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0001 Flamingo Hotel (night scene)
0002 American Hotel Convention at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (1955). (1) (?); (2) Charles Horworth, Horworth & Horworth; (3) Albert Pick Sr., Pick Hotels; (4) Jimmy McCabe, Statler Hotels; (5) George Sands, Hilton Hotels; (6) Marshall Wright, L.V. Flamingo Hotel; (7) (?); (8) Eddie Bernard, L.A. Biltmore.
0003 Flamingo press party. L-R: Flamingo owner Albert Parvin; Beverly Hills Mayor George Davis; George Raft, associate; Marshall L. Wright, Vice Pres. Of Flamingo. (1955-56)
0004 Flamingo partner George Raft (left) and Flamingo Vice-Pres. Marshall Wright (rt.) (1950s)
0005 Marshall Wright (standing behind)
0006 Las Vegas Flamingo Hotel opens office in the Beverly Hilton for reservations and promotion. (L-R) Chuck Dressen, George Raft, Al Parvin, Joyce Johnson, Abe Schiller, (?), Thomas Hull, Marshall Wright. (1950s)
0007 (L-R) Marshall Wright, Dap Nelson, Abe Schiller, Carl Erbe.
0008 Flamingo executives at reception. (L-R) Abe Schiller, Al Parvin, Dap Nelson.
0009 Abe Schiller and staff welcome Beverly Hills Mayor and wife (2nd and 3rd from left). (Mayor George Davis)
0010 Beverly Hilton/Flamingo reception. (L-R) Dap Nelson, (?), Abe Schiller, Stewart Hathaway, Mrs. & Mayor George Davis.
0011 (L-R) Lou Tavelman, Abe Schiller, Beverly Hills Mayor George Davis.
0012 (L-R) (1) Airline director for TWA; (2) Airline Director for SAS; (3) Airline director for KLN; (4) Dap Nelson; (5) Horace Heidt; (6) Marshall Wright.
0013 Prince Mike Romonoff and French Line Director.
0014 Cowboy George Raft and Flamingo cowgirls at reception.
0015 Marshall Wright and companion
0016 Radio talk show interviewer Larry Finley with Marshall Wright.
0017 Louisville, KY. Flamingo promotion. (L-R) Robinson Brown, pres. of the distillery; Marshall Wright, Flaming vice-pres.
0018 Washington D.C./Las Vegas promo tour. TWA, travel & hotel executives. Marshall Wright, back left.
0019 Marshall Wright (second from right), promoting Las Vegas.
0020 Marshall Wright and airline stewardess.
0021 At center, Mrs. Robinson (wife of Mayor of San Francisco) celebrating New Year's Eve.
0022 Marshall Wright (2nd from left) welcomes auto sales incentive group to Flamingo Hotel.
0023 Charter group arrives via train for Flamingo Hotel.
0024 George Raft and Joyce Johnson.
0025 Marshall Wright eating a plate of food.
0026 Marshall Wright (left, behind man with mustache); Mary Sellstrom (front)
0027 Marshall Wright (rt.)
0028 Marshall Wright (rt.)
0029 Marshall Wright (center)
0030 Aerial view of Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. (1955)
0031 Marshall Wright escorts Louella Parsons and Jimmy McHugh (left) thru Hotel Riviera during construction. (Desert Sea News Bureau photo)
0032 Bill "Mr. L.A." Kennedy (left), Herald Examiner columnist, inspects construction at the Riviera Hotel. With him is Marshall Wright.
0033 Looking north on the Strip. (L-R) Jess Goodman, Joe Minster, Marshall Wright. (1955)
0034 View looking north on the Strip. (1955) Marshall Wright in foreground.
0035 Las Vegas Mayor C.D. Baker (far right) and party at topping off of the Riviera Hotel. (1955) Marshall Wright is standing next to Baker.
0036 Riviera Hotel opening (1955). (L-R) Mr. & Mrs. Herb Bailey, Lou Gensburg, Liberace, David Gensburg, and Marshall Wright. (ribbon-cutting ceremony)
0037 Jimmy McHugh and Louella Parsons at grand opening of the Riviera Hotel.(1955)
0038 Marshall Wright (left) invites Las Vegas Mayor C.D. Baker (2nd from left) and party aboard the first multi-storied elevator to be installed on the Strip. (in Riviera Hotel)
0039 Lt. Gov. Rex Bell (center) congratulates new head of the hotel greeters of Las Vegas. (2nd from right is Marshall Wright.)
0040 Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Chandler at the Riviera Hotel.
0041 Marshall Wright hands a Riviera room key to actor Jeff Chandler (rt.).
0042 L-R: Janet Leigh, Jeff Chandler, Mrs. Chandler, Tony Curtis (at Riviera Hotel).
0043 L-R: Jeff Chandler, Ray Sinatra, and Mamie Van Doren.
0044 Mamie Van Doren and Ray Sinatra.
0045 L-R: San Francisco Mayor Robinson and wife; Liberace; Marshal Wright, general manager of the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas. (1955)
0046 San Francisco Mayor and Mrs. Robinson with Liberace (rt.)
0047 San Francisco press reception promotion signs for the Rivera Hotel on buffet table.
0048 Mayor C.D. Baker (left) escorts Philco Corp. Director Wally Ostman into the Riviera Hotel. This was the first convention to utilize the new resort hotel. At right is Marshall Wright, General Manager of the Riviera. (1955)
0049 Western Airlines District Office opens. (L-R) Bill Kellogg, Art Kelly, Marshall Wright.
0050 Riviera Hotel opening (1955). At left is Michael Hayes, Carte Blanche Manager for Mexico; at right is Marshall Wright, Gen. Mg. Of Riviera.
0051 Marshall Wright (left). Others not identified)
0052 Liberace (left), unidentified woman, Marshall L. Wright.
0053 Riviera Hotel float "Red Shoes" winner in Helldorado Days parade.
0054 Celebrities at the first wedding reception at the new Riviera Hotel (1955). Sammy Davis Jr. (3rd from left); Dorothy Malone (6th from left); Liberace (next to Malone); Mickey Rooney (far right).
0055 Celebrities at wedding reception, Riviera Hotel. (see #0054). Mickey Rooney and Sammy Davis Jr. facing each other in foreground; Liberace between them (face in profile); Marshall Wright is at far right, behind man wearing glasses. (1955)
0056 Marshall Wright (far right) holding giant key. Others not identified.
0057 Miss California (Barbara Harris) with Marshall Wright. (7-1-55)
0058 Detroit Mayor Cobo is welcomed to the Riviera Hotel by Marshall Wright, hotel Gen. Mgr. (2nd from rt.). At left is Jim Cashman Jr. Far right is Jim Cashman Sr.
0059 Detroit Mayor Cobo registers at the Riviera Hotel. At left is Marshall Wright, Gen. Mgr.
0060 Gary Crosby shakes hands with unidentified military officer at the Riviera Hotel. At left is Marshall Wright.
0061 Atomic bomb premiere: Arkansas Gov. Faubus; Nev. Gov. Russell; Riviera Mg. Wright; Bonanza Airlines Converse; Vermont Lt. Gov. Bramley; National Civil Defense Peterson; Nebraska Gov. Anderson.
0062 Calgary, Canada reception. (L-R) John Thackray, Thos. Cook & Son; J.F. Burritt, Burritt Travel Service; H.L. Martin, agent C.P.R.; Marshall Wright; D.C. Welden, Trans Canada Air Lines; A.T. Ward, Trans Canada Air Lines; A.K. Stewart, C.P.R. (press reception for Riviera Hotel)
0063 Marshall Wright surrounded by ladies at Riviera press reception in Calgary.
0064 Marshall Wright (left) at Riviera Hotel press reception in Calgary.
0065 Marshall Wright (rt.) at Riviera Hotel press reception in Calgary.
0066 Marshall Wright (rt.) at Riviera Hotel press reception in Calgary.
0067 (L-R) Peter Potter, Jack Dennison, Pierre of Waldorf, Marshall Wright.
0068 Riviera Hotel hosts American Society of Travel Agents Convention with greeters Abe Schiller (center), Archie Loveland & Marshall Wright (far right). (Schiller is man wearing cowboy hat.)
0069 American Society of Travel Agents at Riviera Hotel, L.V. Marshall Wright, seated at right)
0070 Marshall Wright American Society of Travel Agents Convention at Riviera Hotel. (lady not identified)
0071 Mr. and Mrs. Rocky Pitts (Phoenix banker/hotelman) with Marshall Wright (rt.)
0072 Marshall Wright with "Miss Rodeo America of the Rockies."
0073 Marshall Wright with unidentified lady.
0074 Marshall Wright (seated at right) at Riviera Hotel with unidentified couple
0075 Marshall Wright (at right) with [guest] at the Riviera Hotel.
0076 Marshall Wright with unidentified lady.