This lobby card depicts seven men. The man in the bottom left hand corner is sitting in a chair with his hands crossed. The other three men on the left side of the card are all standing. One is in a red suit, another in a green suit, and the third in a grey suit. The man in the green suit is holding a gun to the back of the man in the grey suit. The last three men depicted are all on the right side of the card. Two are sitting at a table while the last is in the back corner of the room they’re in. In the bottom right hand corner, it reads "Ralph/Cooper/ Bargain/with/Bullets."
This lobby card depicts three men. The first man starting from the left of the photo is getting into a yellow car and is wearing a grey suit and light colored hat. The second man to his left is in a black suit and wearing a black hat and the third man is to the right of the second wearing a brown suit and dark colored hat. In the bottom right hand corner text reads "Ralph/Cooper/ Bargain/with/Bullets."
A lobby card for Bronze Venus depicts Lena Horne in a long pink gown standing surrounded by music notes on the left side of the card. In the middle of the card is an image of Lena Horne in profile looking into the eyes of the a man, Ralph Cooper, in a dark suit. The lobby card has text along the bottom margin that reads "Toddy Pictures / Company / Presents Lena Horne in "The Bronze Venus / (The Duke is Tops)" / Star sensation of / "Cabin in the Sky" and "Stormy Weather."
An illustrated movie poster with a yellow background. At top left is a red heart-shaped vignette of a man in a plaid shirt embracing a woman in a white blouse. Next to this is blue text that reads [Action! / Love! / Thrills!] Followed by black, gold and red text reading [The Norman Studios / present / BLACK GOLD / with / An All-Colored Cast] followed by smaller text in black: [One of the true stories / of living colored examples / Featuring LAWRENCE CRINER - KATHRYN BOYD / STEVEL REYNOLDS - (Peg) MARSHALL - B - TATUMS / and the entire ALL-COLORED CITY of TATUMS, OKLAHOMO in A STIRRING EPIC OF THE OIL FIELDS / Produced by NORMAN STUDIOS, ARLINGTON, FLA.]. In the lower left corner is an image of a burning oil rig. Next to it is an image of a woman standing over a seated man with a bandage on his head. Beside them, wearing a wide brimmed hat is a one legged man on a crutch, holding a gun.
In this 1926 film, black fighter pilot Captain Billy Stokes, played by Laurence Criner, returns home from World War I a hero and resumes his civilian career as a railroad detective. The role of pilot Ruth Sawtelle, played by Kathryn Boyd, is inspired by aviator Bessie Coleman. Coleman had been in talks with race film studio Norman Productions to star in a film about her life when she was killed during a flight in Jacksonville, Florida.
This movie poster depicts a man in a World War I uniform while above him another man is parachuting from a burning plane. The large figure of a man in uniform stands in the lower left corner. Shown from the waist up, he wears a World War I uniform. At his left shoulder is a large heart shape, within which is a vignette of a man and a woman, both in uniform. Above the heart shape to the left is a man in a suit hanging from an open parachute. Slightly above him is a burning airplane. In large red letters below the plane scene is written [THE FLYING ACE] and in smaller blue print [WITH AN ALL-COLORED CAST]. Below the heart vignette and next to the WWI solder is written [STARRING A PROFESSIONAL CAST / FEATURING / LAWRENCE CRINER / AND KATHRYN BOYD / SUPPORTED BY / BOISE DE LEGG, HAROLD PLATTS, / LIONS DANIELS, GEORGE COLVIN, SAM JORDAN, DR. R.L. BROWN AND / STEVE REYNOLDS (PEG) / PRODUCED BY THE NORMAN STUDIOS ARLINGTON, FLA.].