This Top 10 list of favorite British Movie Star Tobacco Card sets from the 1930’s includes explanations, descriptions and links to movie card galleries of the chosen sets.
A customer recently contacted me about possible variations within the Kashin Publications boxed sets of Motion Picture Stars. Some fascinating discoveries as a variation is confirmed and more questions are raised about discrepancies in the Kashin checklists!
Post includes a 50 image gallery of these early movie cards, similar to Kromo Gravure cards of the period, but I can’t prove that they were issued by that Detroit company.
My quite imperfect, heavily qualified, Top 10 List of Lionel Barrymore talkies illustrated with ten vintage movie cards and collectibles.
I still plan to get my hands dirty with a night of research and put together a good Wallace Beery biographical post some time in the future, but April 1 is Wally Beery’s birthday and I didn’t want to let it pass unnoticed because he’s yet another of those Golden Age stars who tend to […]
When I was recently researching some background information for the review I wrote about The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) over on my Warren William fan site, I stumbled across a TIME Magazine review which talked only briefly about the picture but then provided more information about Claire Dodd, a personal favorite from the […]
A biography in brief of child star and later screen beauty Dolores Costello, who would later marry John Barrymore. Also a reader contributes an image of a painting of Costello and asks for some help in identifying it.
My five favorite Wallace Ford pre-code roles and Freaks isn’t one of them! Article illustrated by an image of a vintage movie card picturing Ford.
After bumping into the 1976 biopic W.C. Fields and Me I wanted to learn more and so I read James Curtis’ Fields biography. Page includes a clip of Fields juggling in The Old Fashioned Way (1934).
A brief biography of Kay Francis illustrated with vintage movie cards and collectibles and including TCM’s complete 2010 birthday schedule of Francis films.