The Norman Studios Present the Super Feature Photoplay The Flying Ace: Sensation of the Year, the Greatest Airplane Mystery Thriller Ever Produced [cover title]. Co-starring Kathryn Boyd and Lawrence Criner … All Colored Cast, Six Smashing Reels.

(Arlington, FL): Norman Studios, [1928]. Double-folio. (4) pp. Illustrated advertising pressbook for the 1926 Norman film; at head of front cover: "Coming to this Theater (This is exact reproduction of window card.)." Includes list of available ads (lobby cards, etc.), with sample illustrations, notes on production, address panel, etc., prepared for potential customers (i.e., theater owners). The illustrations are taken from scenes from the movie; the film portrays an African-American World War I ace tasked with the apprehension of a paymaster thief who has disappeared with $25,000. Norman Studios, founded in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1916, produced eight full length features and numerous shorts, 1916-1928. OCLC locates three copies (N. Florida, Temple, Texas A&M). Very good. Folded for mailing (few nicks and tiny tears at edges). (8669). Item #61595

Price: $500.00

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