After covering Evergreen (1934) last year I craved more Jessie Matthews. VCI Entertainment has complied with several DVD releases. This post takes a look at four of them: There Goes the Bride (1932), The Good Companions (1933), First a Girl (1935) and Gangway (1937).
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My first experience with Jessie Matthews. This American discovers EVERGREEN (1934) for the first time and finds a new favorite. 2,000 words, with images.
TCM recommendations for June 2014 with emphasis on the Golden Age titles showing on Turner Classic Movies throughout the month. Rock Hudson is Star of the Month and there are marathons dedicated to Rosalind Russell, Judy Garland, Ida Lupino, Dame May Whitty and Susan Hayward. Plus a couple of Jessie Matthews titles sneak into the TCM schedule.
About the 1933 Boy’s Cinema Famous Stars Issued circa 1933. Printed in Australia. 10 card set with wallet (folder holding cards). Unnumbered cards. Each card measures approximately 3-1/2″ X 5-3/8 inches. Blank backs. Printed on a light card stock, much lighter than a typical postcard. Richard Dix … full sized images of the other 9 […]
About 1938 BAT Modern Beauties Tobacco Cards, Series 5 Fifth series of 36 Extra-Large 2-5/8″ X 3-3/4 inch tobacco cards. Real photo cards issued by the British American Tobacco Co. Ltd. (B.A.T.). From England. All actresses including several recognizable names and just as many who would only appear in a film or two. Highlights include […]
About the 1935 Boys Cinema Film Star Favourites Postcards Issued circa 1935, no earlier. Printed in Australia and/or England (Mine shipped from Australia). 12 card set with wallet (folder holding cards). Each card measures approximately 3-1/2″ X 5-1/2 inches. Printed on a light card stock, much lighter than a typical postcard. Facsimile (printed/not real) signature […]
About these Cards 1938 date in title is educated guess based upon the movies named in text on back of cards. Produced by the International Tobacco Co. for intended use with their Summit brand tobacco products. * Due to World War II and paper shortages these cards were printed but never made it into circulation. […]
About 1940 A & M Wix MAX Cinema Cavalcade Tobacco Cards Issued in 1940 by A & M Wix with MAX Virginia Cigarettes brand in South Africa. This page covers Volume 1 of two sets. Each Volume contains 250 cards in three different sizes and a hardcover album for placement of the cards. Issued in […]
About the 1930s Danmarks Film-Serie II Trading Cards Danmarks Film-Serie II issued approximately 1936 or possibly 1937. Printed in Denmark. 200 card set issued with Album. Each card measures approximately 1-5/8″ X 2-9/16 inches. Danmarks was a popular coffee-substitute company. While there are several European stars in the colorful Danmarks set, most of the 200 […]
Intermission issue announcing a brief hiatus from the “Daily.” Includes round-up of TCM TV alerts for the rest of September. Today’s birthdays: Queenie Smith in 1898; May McAvoy in 1899; Henry Wilcoxon in 1905; Mary Doran in 1910; Hillary Brooke in 1914; and Denise Darcel in 1925.