Franklin Kinema

Issuing Company: Franklin Theatre
Country of Issue:
Year of Issue: 1918-1919
Color/B&W: B&W
Number of Cards in Set:
Card Size:
Issued as insert with what product: Cards given out to patrons of the theatre.

Notes: Checklist probably incomplete. The backs advertise the movies that are showing at the theatre for a particular week or day. At least two of the cards have the same back, indicating that two different cards may have been given out for some weeks. All the cards for this theatre seen so far feature western star Bill Hart. It is likely that there are other cards featuring other stars.

Date info: These cards were issued in 1918 and 1919. There is a date of Sunday, April 6 listed on two of the cards. Checking perpetual calendar shows that April 6 fell on a Sunday in 1919. The movies listed were also released in 1919, verifying the 1919 date. There are also some movies and dates from 1918 listed on other cards, along with mentions of current World War I films, which ended in 1918.

There is not enough information about the theatre on the cards to indicate where this theatre was located.

Bill Hart (8 different cards)

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