Issuing Company: Unknown|
Country of Issue: USA
Year of Issue: 1920s
Number of Cards in Set: unknown
Card Size: 1 1/2" x 2 7/16"
Issued as insert with what product: Issued in strips by themselves with no other product. Cards are usually found cut apart.
Notes: Checklist incomplete. Cards are color cartoons, with a blue number and a black caption below the picture. The cards look like they are in groups which tell a story, with each caption relating a scene from the story. It looks like there are a bunch of different stories, with each story featuring a cartoon rendition of a popular movie star. For example cards #51 through #57 show scenes from a story surrounding a star that I don't recognize, while cards #66 through #69 show scenes from a Charlie Chaplin story. I haven't seen enough of these cards to know exactly which movie stars are featured in this set. Blank-backed.
These cards are related to the Cartoon Chaplin Unnumbered Slanted Text Strip Cards set. Both sets share the same pictures, though I haven't seen enough cards to know if all the pictures are shared between the two sets. There are some changes to the captions between the two sets.
51. He Awakes
52. Into His Bath
53. Getting Dressed
54. The Girl He Loves
56. With The Kiddies
57. Running For Cover
66. Making a Living (Charlie Chaplin)
67. Scrapping (Charlie Chaplin)
69. Cheese It (Charlie Chaplin)
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