• Norman's films had all-black casts with heroes in positive positions, and he was one of the most significant studios generating pictures for black audiences during the silent period. During its lifetime, it produced eight feature-length films and countless shorts; the Library of Congress has restored its lone surviving film, The Flying Ace. After the emergence of talking movies rendered the studio's technology outdated, it shifted to distribution and promotion and finally shuttered. The studio's premises were renovated and used as a museum in the twenty-first century.

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