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Norman Studios, American, 1920 - 1928  Search this
Subject of:
Anita Bush, American, 1883 - 1974  Search this
Lawrence Chenault, American, 1877 - 1943  Search this
Bill Pickett, American, 1870 - 1932  Search this
Steve Reynolds, American, 1892 - 1945  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W: 18 9/16 × 14 3/16 in. (47.2 × 36 cm)
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Place filmed:
Boley, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
A herald for the film Crimson Skull. The herald is yellow with black and red text and features a black and white image from the movie in the center. The image depicts a woman tied to a tree and a man tied to a wooden ladder being confronted by a person dressed as a skeleton and a second figure with a dark hood over their face. Above the image is black and red text that reads [The Norman Film Mfg. Co. Presents the / CRIMSON SKULL / Baffling Western / Mystery Photo-Play]. Within the capital 'C' of Crimson is a skull with a spider dangling from it. Beneath the vignette is a list of the cast. At the very bottom is [ALL-COLORED CAST SIX SMASHING REELS].
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Race films  Search this
Western films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture