When traveling to a new city, it’s always a good idea to make time for a trip to a museum. Visiting a museum does not have to be a dull experience, especially when you are in Hollywood! Switch up the typical museum experience by visiting a museum inspired by the movie stars themselves: The Hollywood Museum! This Summer the Hollywood Museum will have a special exhibit focusing on the late actor David Carradine titled “The Barefoot Legend: David Carradine, A Contemporary Renaissance Man”. If you will be staying at one of the hotels around Hollywood CA this Summer, be sure to check out this exhibit of a true Hollywood legend.
David Carradine was born in Hollywood, California in 1936. It was his role as Kwai Chang Caine on the show Kung Fu that shot him to fame and it is also the role he is best known for. On the show, Carradine played a warrior monk and was able to showcase his martial arts skills. What’s interesting to note is that Carradine was actually not a martial arts expert before accepting the role. For his performance on the show, he was nominated for both an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award. Carradine is also known for his role as Bill in the Quentin Tarrantino trilogy Kill Bill. After his untimely death at the age of 71, audiences everywhere continue to celebrate his life and his work.
The exhibit at the Hollywood Museum will honor the life of David Carradine as an actor, musician, and artist. At the exhibit guests will have the chance to view Carradine’s vast personal sword collection. This collection even includes the actual Hatori Hanzo sword that Carradine used in the movie Kill Bill. Also on display will be some of Carradine’s personal clothing and accessories. Props and artifacts from his role as Caine in Kung Fu and from other roles will be displayed at the exhibit. Throughout the exhibit, guests will get an indepth look at the life at David Carradine.
Celebrate the life of Hollywood legend David Carradine at the Hollywood Museum. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
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