Highlights of a collection of early film star postcards issued by Kraus Manufacturing Co between 1912 and circa 1915. Links to larger gallery showing entire collection.
Further speculation upon the Kashin Publications sets of Motion Picture Stars cards upon discovering several 5×7 cards with matching poses
When a movie card is actually a baseball card it’ll set you back a few dollars! Hake’s is auctioning a SGC 10 example of the 1919 Zeenut PCL Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle baseball card.
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!
A brief biography of the portrait artist Nicholas Volpe (1911-1992), who was commissioned to illustrate the Academy Award Winners for Best Actor and Actress each year. Those portraits were collected and mass produced for resale in 1962 and are collectible today.
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.
Photos of all 20 of the early 1920’s Mack Sennett Comedies Arcade Cards that I came in possession of including identification of each of the otherwise mysterious bathing beauties.
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.