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Joan Crawford Collectibles

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At the top of the page are matchbook covers.

Following are cigarette cards:   Germany    UK     Other Countries

 

 


Matchbook Covers

               Matches handed out at the Hollywood Canteen during WWII.

 

Above left: US Loew's Century theater promo for When Ladies Meet. Above right: US Joan gift matches from the Hollywood Canteen.

Below , from left: US "Raleigh 903" promo; US Loew's Susan and God promo; Cuban matchbox.

                           Cuban matchbox. Circa 1933.

 


Cigarette Cards

Germany      UK      Other Countries

Further info: The Movie Card Website has an extensive list of cards from various countries (though you can't search by star).

One site for UK cards is London Cigarette Card Co.
One site for German cards is
German Cards.

 

 

 German Cards

Aurelia    Bergmann    Brinkmann    Garbaty    Jasmatzi    Josetti    Monopol    Rothman    Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company/Brand: Aurelia

 

Above: 1936. "Filmsterne" series. No. 19 of 200. 2-1/16 x 2-7/16 inches. Packaged in Sultan cigarettes.

 


 

Company/Brand: Bergmann

 

 

 

Above: 1934. "Farb-Filmbilder" series. 2.8 x 2.3 inches.

 


 

Company/Brand: Brinkmann

 

 

   

 

Above: 1936. "Bunte Filmbilder" series. No. 129. 33 x 60 mm.

 

 

  

 

Above: 1936. "Bunte Filmbilder" series. No. 196. 33 x 60 mm.

 

 

   

Above: 1936. "Bunte Filmbilder" series. No. 372. 33 x 60 mm.

 

 


 

 

Company/Brand: Garbaty

 

   

Above:  1934. No. 150 of 300 of the "Moderne Schoenheitsgalerie" (Series 1).  2-1/16 by 2-7/16 inches (51 mm by 62 mm).

 

      

Above left:  1934. No. 67 of the "Moderne Schoenheitsgalerie" (Series 2).  Above right: 1934. No. 68 of same series.

 

  

Above:  1934. No. 69 of the "Moderne Schoenheitsgalerie" (Series 2).

 

Above: 1937. No. 124 of 200 of the "Film-Lieblinge" (Film Favorites) series.

One of 40 large cards in the series (the other 160, standard size). Distrbuted in Passion cigarette packs.

 


 

Company/Brand: Jasmatzi

 

 

Above: 1931. "Hansom Filmbilder" series. No.168. 2-1/16 x 3 inches.

 

 


 

 

Company/Brand: Josetti

 

From the 1931 "Filmbilder" series. All 1-1/2 x 2-3/8 in. Inserted in packs of Juno and Vera cigarettes.

Bottom left card (w' Nils Asther)): No. 776. Bottom right card: No. 619.

      

     

 


 

Company/Brand: Monopol

  Joan-husband Franchot Tone

Above: 1937. Part of 200-card "Kuenstler im Film" ("Artists in Film") series. Inserted into Rimalti Privat and Merkur Rund brands.  2.25 x 2.5 inches.

 


 

Company/Brand: Rothman

 

   

 

1939. "Beauties of the Cinema" series.


 

Company/Brand: Union

   

1937. Part of 100-card "Beruhmte Filmkuenstler:Film Grossbilder" ("Famous film artists: Large film pictures") series.

 


 

Unknown German Cards

     

 


 

UK Cards

Abdulla    Ardath    BAT   Caid   Carreras    De Reszke    Gallaher    Godfrey Phillips   Hill   Lloyd    Mitchell

Ogden    Player    Scerri    Sinclair    Summit    Wills    Wix

   

 

Company/Brand: Abdulla

 

  

Above:  1932. "Cinema Stars" series. No. 50 of 52.

 

 

Company/Brand: Ardath

 

 

 Above: 1934. "Famous Film Stars" series. No. 49 of 50.

 

 

 Ardath #14. 'Film, Stage, and Radio Stars.'  1938. 'Photocards' series.   

Above left: 1935. No. 14 in the "Film, State and Radio Stars" series.

Above center: 1938. Part of the "Photocards" series. Packaged with kings cigarettes in packs of 10. Text of card: Attractive, auburn-haired Joan Crawford, one of screenland's foremost modern actresses, has played many widely-varied roles. Her first talkie, "Untamed," was appropriately titled, as her ardent devotion to the art invariably reflects her care-free and tempestuous spirit. This film planted her firmly on the road to fame. Born in Texas, she is married to the popular star, Franchot Tone. She has appeared in "The Gorgeous Hussy," "Love on the Run," "The Last of Mrs. Cheyney," "The Bride Wore Red," and "Mannequin."

Above right: 1939 (?)


 

 

Above:  1936. No. 12 of the "Who Is This?" series.

 

 

Company/Brand: BAT (British American Tobacco)

 

   

Above: 1927. "Cinema Stars" series. No. 111.

 

 

 

Above: 1935. No. 48. 1-3/8 x 2-5/8 inches.

 

Company/Brand: Caid

 

 

1930s. 1.375 x 2.375 inches.

 

Company/Brand: Carreras

 

      Carreras, 1938.

 

Above left: 2-1/2 x 2-3/4 inches.

Above center: 1936. No. 49 of the "Film Stars" series. 9.4 x 6.4 cm.

Above right: 1938.

 

 

    

Above:  1934. "Film Stars" series. No. 40 of 72.

 

Below left: "Film Favourites," no. 2 of 50. Below right: "Film Stars," no. 12 of 54.

 

 

 

Company/Brand: De Reszke

No. 23 of 24-card set.

 

 

 Company/Brand: Gallaher

 

   

Above:  1934.  No. 7 of  "Champions of Screen & Stage" series of 48.

 

 

 

Above:  1935. No. 14 of "Famous Film Scenes" series of 48.

 

 

              

Above:  1935. "Film Partners" series of 48. Left:  No. 10 (Today We Live).  Right:  No. 11 (Forsaking All Others).

 

 

   

Above:  1935. No. 24 of "Shots from Famous Films" series of 48.

 

 

   

Above:  1939. No. 18 of "My Favourite Part" series of 48. 1-1/2 by 2-1/2 inches.

 

 

Company/Brand: Godfrey Phillips

 

               

Above:  "Stage and Cinema Beauties" series.  Left: 1933. No. 9 of 35.  Right: 1935. No. 11 of 50.

 

 

                   

Above:  "Stars of the Screen" series. Left: 1934. No. 18 of 54.  Right: 1936. No. 9 of 48.

 

 

   

Above:  1936. "Screen Stars" (Series B). No. 44 of 48.

 

 

  

 

  

 

  

Above:  1939. "Famous Love Scenes" series.

Top: The Bride Wore Red (no. 5 of 36). Middle: The Gorgeous Hussy (no. 13 of 36). Bottom: Mannequin (no. 17 of 36).

 

 


 

Company/Brand: R. and J. Hill

 

  

 

Above:  1936. "Cinema Celebrities" series. No. 9 of 35.

 

 

 

Above: 1939. "Modern Beauties" series. Part of set of 50. 2-1/2 x 3-3/4 inches.

 

Company/Brand: Lloyd

 

Nos. 1 and 17 from the "Cinema Stars" series of 25. (The photo at right, with same back text, also appeared in the 1935 Lloyd Series 2, No. 46.)

 

              

 

 

Company/Brand: Mitchell

 

   

Above:  1939. "Stars of Screen & History" series. No. 8 of 25.

 

 

Company/Brand: Ogden

 

  

Above: 1936. "Shots from the Films" series of caricatures. No. 23 of 50.

 

Company/Brand: Player

 

Left card: 1934. "Film Stars" Series 1, no.12 (of 50).   Right card: 1938. "Film Stars" Series 3, no. 9 (of 50).

             

 

Company/Brand: Scerri

1931. Part of the "Cinema Artists" series. Size: 1.625" x 2.375"

 

Company/Brand: Sinclair

 

     

Both cards from the "Film Stars" series; at left with Franchot Tone is no. 57.

 

Company/Brand: Summit

 

"Screen Lovers" series. No. 42 of 48.

  

 


 

Company/Brand: Wills

 

Wills company, 1920s.            

 

Above left:  Unknown 20s. No. 97 of the "Famous Film Stars" series. 5 cm x 7 cm.

Above center:  1928. "Film Favourites" series. No. 11 of 75.

Above right:  1931. From Our Blushing Brides.

 

 

Company/Brand: J. Wix and Sons

       

   

Above:  1929. Part of 25-card set "Famous Films Third Series." Nos. 2, 5, 20, and  23. 1-9/16 x 2-9/16 inches.

 

Unknown UK Cards

        

 

 


 

Other Countries

Chile     Cuba     Egypt

 

Chile

General info on Chilean cig cards.

 

 

2a Serie, No. 30.   Serie 11, No. 5. No More Ladies.

 

Serie 12. No. 29. I Live My Life.

 

Serie 12. No. 40. I Live My Life.

 

Company/Brand:  Chilena Tobacco Company (La Ideal)

 

 


Cuba

 

 

Company/Brand: La Corona Aguilitas y Susina/ Tabacalera Cubana, Habana

Year: 1936 or 1938

Other info: Card #53

 

 


 

Egypt

 

        

 

Above: Early '30s from the Toccos company.

 

 


 

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