Norman Players

Actors featured in silent filmmaker Richard Norman’s films ranged from unknowns recruited from his street conversations to some of the most famous and accomplished African American screen and stage performers of the day. Click the links to meet Norman, his beautiful wife Gloria and a few of the primary actors with whom Norman worked during the 1910s and 1920s:

Cast members of "The Crimson Skull including Lawrence Chenault (in the skeleton suit) and the beautiful Anita Bush.
Cast members of “The Crimson Skull including Lawrence Chenault (in the skeleton suit) and the beautiful Anita Bush.