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Larrinaga, Norma Fae



  • Existence: 1925 - 1998

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mario Larrinaga Don Quixote drawings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0587

Set of seven hand-colored drawings by Mexican-American movie art director and set designer Mario Larrinaga (1895-1979) depicting scenes from the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.

Dates: 1945

McElmurry and Larrinaga family papers

Identifier: 7122
Abstract A collection of family papers documenting two generations of the McElmurry and Larrinaga family. Mario Larrinaga immigrated from Mexico to Los Angeles and--in collaboration with his brother Juan Larrinaga--worked as a designer, art director, and painter of set backgrounds in Hollywood, working at RKO Pictures, Universal, and other major film studios. Larrinaga is most recognized for painting the set backgrounds for the original King Kong (1933) film. After...
Dates: 1920 - 2005