Movie Souvenir Card Co. Playing Cards

Issuing Company: Movie Souvenir Card Co.
Country of Issue: USA
Year of Issue: Early 1920s
Color/B&W: B&W
Number of Cards in Set: 54
Card Size: 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Issued as insert with what product: Playing Cards issued in complete deck.

Notes: There are 52 cards in this deck plus 1 Joker plus 1 information card. The information card tells a little about the deck, plus gives ordering instructions for more decks. The deck I have seen came in a separate leather holder, which says "Compliments of The Worrell Mfg. Co., St. Louis, MO. Vermingo Insecticides and Disinfectants." This indicates the deck was a free giveaway to their customers, and may have been similarly given out by other companies.

Date research: I don't know the exact date these were issued, but the Dorothy Dalton card contains a facsimile signature which she has signed with a date of 1919, dating these cards no earlier than that. The stars shown on these cards dates the deck to the early 1920s.


2 George Larkin
3 Dustin Farnum
4 Wallace Reid
5 George Walsh
6 Henry B. Walthall
7 Robert Edeson
8 Anna Pavlowa
9 Tom Mix
10 Bryant Washburn
J Antonio Moreno
Q Fannie Ward
K Earle Williams
A Bert Lytell


2 Lenore Ulrich
3 Geraldine Farrar
4 Marguerite Clayton
5 Dorothy Dalton
6 Pearl White
7 Clara Kimball Young
8 Frank Keenan
9 Ethel Clayton
10 Bessie Barriscale
J Thomas Meighan
Q May Allison
K H. B. Warner
A Ruth Roland


2 Blanche Sweet
3 Violet Mersereau
4 House Peters
5 Douglas MacLean
6 Harry Morey
7 Sessue Hayakawa
8 Anita Stewart
9 Mary Miles Minter
10 June Caprice
J Jack W. Kerrigan
Q Marguerite Clark
K William Farnum
A Wanda Hawley


2 Kathlyn Williams
3 Vivian Martin
4 Louise Glaum
5 Dorothy Gish
6 William Duncan
7 Mildred Harris
8 Pauline Curley
9 Norma & Constance Talmadge
10 Mabel Normand
J William S. Hart
Q Edith Storey
K Bertram Grassby
A Viola Dana

Joker - Charlie Chaplin
Information Card

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