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College Student should go to Google and type in “Raymond M. Kennedy”, there is a Wikipedia bio about him and it gives some info on the theater design.
The original rendering of the Chiinese Theater by Raymond Kennedy just went on eBay! If you want to see what the original colors of the theater were, go to eBay. Click on “Buy”(you wont be committed to buy anything) then Art>Drawings> Modern(1900-1949). It went on a few days ago so there are a lot of things that have gone on sale since that time so the easiest way to find it is by “sorting by price-highest” or some other search in that category. I was surprised it is so valuable. It is being sold along with the drawing for the construction of the theater curtain that was interestingly made of woven ASBESTOS fibers! There are some good pictures of that original curtain. Both are quite beautiful drawings!!
I just received a post card announcing that the original 1925 Raymond Kennedy architectural rendering of the theater is going on auction on eBay on March 30. It states that this is the only signed, color version in existence. The original color rendering for designing the asbestos theater curtain is also going to be auctioned.
For those of you that are interested, a short biography of the architect of the Fox Fullerton, Raymond M. Kennedy, has been recently posted on the Wikipedia web site. In order to see it , go to Wikipedia and then type in Raymond M. Kennedy in the search box then click on Go. It has a short biography of Kennedy and some photos that are are copyright free.
For those that are interested, a short history of Raymond M. Kennedy, the architect of the Chinese Theater has been recently posted on Wikipedia. Once you are at the Wikipedia web site just type in Raymond M. Kennedy into the search box and click on Go. For some reason if you click search after typing in his name it does not go to his page.