Issuing Company: Anonymous
Country of Issue: Canada
Year of Issue: 1952
Color/B&W: Color
Number of Cards in Set:
Card Size: 2 1/2" x 3 5/8"
Issued as insert with what product:

Notes: Cards are blank-backed. These cards say 1952 Series at the bottom of the fronts. Other than that, these cards have the same design as the Anonymous Film Stars (Number in Star) set. This was evidently a second series of those cards. These cards have a white box with the star's name and recent movie on the front, with the number in a white star.

There were three Canadian sets issued with a number in star design in the early 1950s, all anonymous issues with blank backs. The thinner 30-card set was issued by Canadian Shredded Wheat in their breakfast cereal. The 48-card set and the subsequent 1952 48-card set were probably issued by Hamilton Chewing Gum. In his book "The Canadian Non-Sports Catalogue," author John Bell reports that a Hamilton wrapper has been seen for the 1952 set.

Thanks to Lance Anderson for sending the last nine names to complete this checklist.

1. Joseph Cotten in "Peking Express"
2. Lizabeth Scott in "The Red Mountain"
3. Hedy Lamarr in "My Favorite Spy"
4. Burt Lancaster in "Ten Tall Men"
5. Nancy Olson in "Submarine Command"
6. Peggy Lee in "Mr. Music"
7. Edward Arnold in "Dear Brat"
8. Allen "Rocky" Lane in "Fort Dodge Stampede"
9. Rex Allen in "Utah Wagon Train"
10. Randolph Scott in "Santa Fe"
11. Broderick Crawford "The Mob"
12. William Bendix in "Submarine Command"
13. Bing Crosby in "Famous"
14. Victor Mature in "Samson and Delilah"
15. Shelley Winters in "A Place in the Sun"
16. Gene Tierney in "The Mating Season"
17. Lloyd Bridges in "The Whistle at Eaton Falls"
18. John Derek in "Family Secret"
19. Kirk Douglas in "Detective Story"
20. Forrest Tucker in "Wild Blue Yonder"
21. John Lund in "Darling, How Could You!"
22. Wendell Corey in "The Great Missouri Raid"
23. Anthony Dexter in "The Brigand"
24. Louis Hayward in "Son of Dr. Jekyll"
25. Lucille Ball in "The Magic Carpet"
26. Ellen Drew in "The Great Missouri Raid"
27. Montgomery Clift in "A Place in the Sun"
28. Alan Ladd in "The Rage of the Vulture"
29. Humphrey Bogart in "Sirocco"
30. William Holden in "Submarine Command"
31. Rod Cameron in "Sea Hornet"
32. Ray Milland in "Rhubarb"
33. George Montgomery in "Cripple Creek"
34. Glenn Ford in "The Redhead and the Cowboy"
35. Barbara Hale in "The First Time"
36. Mona Freeman in "Darling, How Could You?"
37. John Payne in "Crosswinds"
38. MacDonald Carey in "The Great Missouri Raid"
39. Rod Cameron in "Oh! Susanna"
40. Bob Hope in "My Favorite Spy"
41. Betty Hutton in "The Greatest Show on Earth"
42. Elizabeth Taylor in "A Place in the Sun"
43. Joan Fontaine in "Darling How Could You"
44. Rhonda Fleming in "Crosswinds"
45. Diana Lynn in "My Friend Irma Goes West"
46. Thelma Ritter in "The Mating Game"
47. Marilyn Maxwell in "Lemon Drop Kid"
48. Barbara Stanwyck in "The Furies"

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