Casting ‘Regeneration’: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Race Film

Stella Mayo – the ‘Sensational Colored Screen Beauty’ – won the lead as Violet Daniels in Regeneration, only after director Richard Norman had struggled for months to find a lead actress who would (a), ‘photograph well’ and (b), meet the salary requirements of Norman Studios, stricken by a sharp decrease in the market for race … Continue reading Casting ‘Regeneration’: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Race Film