A close look at a vintage 1930’s era die cut Valentine’s Day card featuring a cartoon image of Hollywood legend Greta Garbo and a comic poem identifying her as such.
1950’s Ephemera – Hollywood Studios Portrait Brochure
Opening up a 1950’s era sales brochure from the Hollywood Studios company. Hollywood Studios offered high quality photos for sale of your favorite movie stars.
No More Freebies – Hollywood Stars Forced to Charge Fans for Photos Beginning 1929
After picking up a small collection of studio reply cards to 1930s movie fans requesting photos of their favorite film stars I discovered why the studios started charging a fee. 10 of the reply cards are shown as is the 1929 newspaper article explaining how the charge came to be.
Let Me Take Your Fare – Vintage Movie Bus Passes Are Back!
When I acquired a batch of 1940s era bus passes depicting vintage movie scenes and stars I thought I wouldn’t ever see them again. It took 18 months, but they’re back and at auction this week only!
1913 Picturegoer promotional advertising card featuring the Talmadge Sisters
A look at a 1913 postcard sized promotional advertising card featuring Norma and Constance Talmadge on front and an ad announcing the debut of The Picturegoer Magazine on back.
On Ephemera, Collectibles, Value and Specifically World War II Era Movie Star Bus Passes
What started out as a post specifically about several World War II era bus passes featuring movie star images turns into a definition of ephemera, collectibles, and value.
George White’s Scandals of 1924 Permit Cards – Louise Brooks
A look at a very rare Permit Card for George White’s Scandals of 1924. While there were a few different issued this one pictures Louise Brooks.