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Richard Norman film ephemera

Richard Norman film ephemera

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Norman film ephemera
Creator: Norman, Richard, 1891-1960
Inclusive Dates: 1919-1928
Language(s): English
Extent: 4 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms4447
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Richard Norman (1891-1960) was an American silent filmmaker known for his "race films", which were productions with an all black cast and crew in, at the time, traditionally white roles. His most famous films include The Green Eyed Monster (1919), Regeneration (1923), the Flying Ace (1926), and Black Gold (1928).

Scope and Content

Collection includes a promotional flyer for The Green Eyed Monster (1919) and handbills for The Crimson Skull (1922) and Regeneration (1923). Also included is a promotional film poster by Norman Studios for Black Gold (1928), which would have been sent to prospective theaters. The flyer, handbills, and promotional poster all include film descriptions, photographs, and cast lists. In addition, the promotional poster includes a letter by Richard Norman endorsing the film, and smaller advertisements for several of Norman's other productions.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Richard Norman film ephemera, ms4447, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11The Green Eyed Monster flyer, 1919
12The Crimson Skull handbill, 1922
13Regeneration handbill, 1923
1Black Gold promotional film poster, 1928