Fildom's finest of yesteryear are assembled in this diverse assortment of 1930s-1960s non-sport tobacco cards. This (60) major movie star cards were issued by British and German tobacco companies mainly during the 1930s, a time when many of these superstar actors were making names for themselves. In addition to dazzling star appeal, this group also impresses with superior quality worthy of an average grade designation of (EX to NM-MT), with deference to a scant few with issues such as reverse surface paper loss or staining and one with obverse print marks as noted below.
This exciting collection includes:
Clark Gable, (2) Gary Cooper, Laurel & Hardy, Spencer Tracy, James Cagney/Margaret Lindsay, Bing Crosby (minor reverse side surface loss), Gregory Peck, Errol Flynn (minor reverse stain and writing), (2) different Douglas Fairbanks Jr, (2) identical W.C. Fields/Mary Brian (one with minor soiling on one edge), Shirley Temple/Rochelle Hudson, (2) different Joan Crawford (one with reverse side stain), (2) different Bette Davis
Barbara Stanwyck/Gene Raymond, (3) different Katharine Hepburn, (3) different Greta Garbo, (2) different Marlene Dietrich, Ida Lupino, (2) different William Powell/Myrna Loy, (2) different Mae West, Clark Gable/Joan Crawford, Douglas Fairbanks Sr, Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Fred Astaire, (2) different Charlie Chaplin, W.C. Fields/Freddie Bartholomew, Bob Hope, Myrna Loy/Cary Grant, Shirley Temple/Gary Cooper
Barbara Stanyck/Warren William, Marlene Dietrich/Clive Brook, Joan Crawford/Robert Montgomery, Clara Bow, Clark Gable/Joan Crawford, Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant/Frances Drake, Al Jolson, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Will Rogers/Billie Burke, Shirley Temple, Mary Pickford, Judy Garland, Ida Lupino/Joseph Cawthorne/Pinky Tomlin, Jean Harlow and Dolores Del Rio
(9) Of the cards listed above are hand-cut 1940s Turf Cigarettes types with Astaire, Cagney, Robinson, Flynn, Peck, Bogart, Garland, Tracy and one of the Hepburn cards