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McElmurry and Larrinaga family papers

 Collection
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

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