Disney Cartoons and Movie Stars

Issuing Company:
Country of Issue: Italy
Year of Issue: 1937
Color/B&W: Color
Number of Cards in Set: 100
Card Size: 1 9/16" x 2 9/16"
Issued as insert with what product: Cheese, Cigarettes, Candy

Notes: Checklist Incomplete. This set shows Walt Disney cartoons and some of the cartoons include cartoon drawings of movie stars. The text on the backs indicate that the cards were given away with cheese, cigarettes, and candy. The backs mention prizes that were given away for complete sets of 100, including gold watches, bicycles, motorcycles, car radios, and travel vacations. There is also an offer of a beautiful hardcover Walt Disney book for those who send in 100 cards.

Date info: One of the prizes on the backs was a trip to Paris for the World Expo in 1937, indicating that this set was issued in 1937 or earlier.

Thanks to Larry Purdy for providing the information to start this checklist.

1. Topolino (Mickey Mouse)
2. Topolina (Minnie Mouse)
4. Clarabella (Clarabelle Cow)
34. Il Violino Tzigano (Mae West)
42. Il Sarto Alla Moda (W.C. Fields)
71. Il Prestigio Dell 'Uniforme (W.C. Fields)
87. Il Fascino Del Cinematografo (Clark Gable)
88. Lotta Impari (Laurel & Hardy)
92. Un Corto Circuito (Goofy & Mickey Mouse)

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