Torras Film Stars

Issuing Company: Torras Chocolates
Country of Issue: Spain
Year of Issue: 1930s
Color/B&W: B&W fronts, color backs
Number of Cards in Set:
Card Size: 2 3/8" x 3 11/16"
Issued as insert with what product: Chocolates

Notes: Backs look something like playing cards. There are 4 colors each with 12 cards. Each card front shows a different movie star, unlike decks we are accustomed to.

There are variations for this set, possibly indicating that there were two or more different sets of these issued or possibly indicating that the same fronts were printed with different backs with some changes in stars.

Thanks to Amit Benyovits for helping with this checklist.


Blue

1 W.C. Fields
1 Baby Le Roy
2 Carol Lombard
2 Toby Wing
2 Charles Ruggles
3 Jack Larue
4 Roberto Rey
5 Myrna Loy
6 Diana Wynward
7 Sylvia Sidney
8 Stan Laurel
9 Clara Lou
10 Dorothy Dell
11 Mary Boland
12 Wallace Beery
12 Jimmy Durante


Orange

1 John Barrymore
2 Verna Hillie
2 Jeanette MacDonald
3 Ida Lupino
4 Jackie Searl
5 Ernst Lubitsch
6 Joan Crawford
7 Dita Parlo
8 Anny Ondra
9 Wynne Gibson
10 Lupe Velez
10 Gail Patrick
11 Esther Ralston
12 Norma Shearer


Red

1 Marion Davies
2 Karen Morley
2 Meg Lemonnier
3 Jackie Cooper
4 Ethel Merman
5 Dorothea Wieck
6 Marlene Dietrich
7 Jean Parker
7 Wallace Beery
8 Maurice Chevalier
9 Claudette Colbert
9 Marie Dressler
10 Greta Garbo
10 Bing Crosby
11 Johnny Weissmuller
11 Robert Montgomery
12 Cary Grant


Green

1 Mitzi Green
2 Cecil B. De Mille
3 Fredric March
4 Meg Lemonnier
5 Lupe Velez
6 Sari Maritza
7 Greta Garbo
8 Johnny Weissmuller
9 Cary Grant
10 John Barrymore
10 Gary Cooper
11 Randolph Scott
11 Clark Gable
12 Gary Cooper
12 Lionel Barrymore
12 John Barrymore


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