About the 1938 Transogram Movie Millions Game Set
Complete Game Set including 54 Game Cards - 42 of which picture 1930s Film Stars (and Directors).
Issued by the Transogram Company out of New York in 1938.
MOVIE MILLIONS - The Glamorous Game, would have greeted 1938 shoppers with this view from the box top:
It's a nice sized set, the outer box measuring 13" X 16-1/2" X 2" deep.
Buy it, bring it home, open it up, and here's what you see:
On the left are the Game Boards for each individual player. At the far right is the paper money used during each "production." In between are the various game tokens and a packet of Movie Million Game Cards.
There are 54 of these Game Cards: 7 picture various scenarios; 4 are Jokers picturing made-up comic characters; 1 is an advertisement for Transogram's Big Business Game; 42 are the highlight of this set--cards picturing various film stars and a selection of directors.
Each of these Game Cards measures approximately 2-1/4" X 3-1/2".
All 54 Movie Millions Game Cards are shown in the gallery below.
The complete 12-page instruction booklet is shown at the bottom of this page, underneath a checklist of the 42 Film Star Cards.
1938 Transogram Movie Millions Game Set Gallery
The following gallery displays all 54 MOVIE MILLIONS Game Cards. The first 42 are the cards picturing Film Stars/Directors.
Just click on any image to open to full size and from there you can scroll through each page in the gallery. Text listing of contents follows below.
Available for sale in the Immortal Ephemera Store:
A complete game set can cost a fortune: Hake's sold one for $613 in a previous sale. Here's an alternative for card collectors, pick up your singles from me below:
1938 Transogram Movie Millions Game Set - Movie Star Card Checklist
Note: The film genre listed in parenthesis is listed on each card--while not always accurate, they do figure in how the game is played and may help anyone taking the time to read the direction booklet below to better understand how Movie Millions was played.
Edward Arnold (Mystery)
Joan Blondell (Musical Comedy)
Humphrey Bogart (Mystery)
John Boles (Operetta)
William Boyd aka Hopalong Cassidy (Western)
Olympe Bradna (Mystery Western)
George Brent (Drama Romance)
Bob Burns (Comedy Mystery)
Burns and Allen (Musical)
Mary Carlisle (Romance)
Bing Crosby (Musical)
Frances Dee (Drama)
Olivia de Havilland (Romance Operetta)
Dolores Del Rio (Drama)
Roy Del Ruth (Musical Director)
Melvyn Douglas (Drama)
Frances Farmer (Romance)
Preston Foster (Western Drama)
Betty Grable (Operetta)
Benny Goodman (Comedy Orchestra)
James P. Hogan (Western Director)
Edward Everett Horton (Comedy Star)
Buck Jones (Western Star)
Patsy Kelly (Comedy)
Dorothy Lamour (Operetta)
Mitchell Leisen (Romance Director)
Guy Lombardo (Musical Orchestra)
Anita Louise (Drama)
Fred MacMurray (Romance)
Ray Milland (Western)
Wayne Morris (Romance)
Gail Patrick (Mystery)
George Raft (Mystery)
Martha Raye (Comedy)
Shirley Ross (Musical)
Wesley Ruggles (Mystery Director)
Ann Sothern (Operetta Musical)
Gladys Swarthout (Operetta)
Richard Wallace (Comedy Director)
William A. Wellman (Drama Director)
Sam Wood (Operetta Director)
Fay Wray (Western)
1 Ad for Big Business