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Created by:
Norman Studios, American, 1920 - 1928  Search this
Subject of:
Bill Pickett, American, 1870 - 1932  Search this
Steve Reynolds, American, 1892 - 1945  Search this
Anita Bush, American, 1883 - 1974  Search this
Lawrence Chenault, American, 1877 - 1943  Search this
Printed by:
Ritchey Litho Company, American, 1915 - 1928  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W: 41 7/8 × 27 11/16 in. (106.3 × 70.3 cm)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
United States, North and Central America
Place filmed:
Boley, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
A poster for the film The Crimson Skull. The poster features an image two people standing on either side of a white horse. On the left side is a man (Lawrence Chenault) in a red shirt and brown pants. He wears a brown vest, brown cowboy hat and a green scarf tied around his neck. He has an ammunition belt slung around his hips and his head is turned toward the horse and woman on his left. The woman (Anita Bush) also wears a cowboy hat and has a red scarf around her neck over purple shirt. She wears brown pants and an ammunition belt around her waist. She is leaning towards the white horse standing between her and the man and smiling at the man. In the bottom half of the poster is white and yellow text on a black background that reads "The Norman Film MFG CO. / presents / THE CRIMSON SKULL / Baffling Western Mystery Photoplay." This is followed by cast and production information. At the bottom is "ALL COLORED CAST" and "Distributed by NORMAN FILM MFG CO., Jacksonville, Fla." and "6 SMASHING REELS".
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
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
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture