4 1930s Gallaher Sets (192 Cards) Featuring Movie Stars – Gable, Loy, Tracy, Temple, Etc.
Lot 224. 4 1930s Gallaher Sets (192 Cards) Featuring Movie Stars – Gable, Loy, Tracy, Temple, Etc. The four sets are 1935 “Shots from Famous Films,” 1935 “Film Partners,” 1936 “Film Episodes” and 1939 “My Favourite Part.” These sets have a color scene from a film on the front and text on the back describing the scene. “My Favourite Part” cards have a color portrait on the front. On the back, the actor describes his or her most interesting film role. A facsimile autograph and brief biographical information follow. Among the stars are Errol Flynn nm+, Judy Garland nm, Vivien Leigh, Greta Garbo, Spencer Tracy nm+, Joan Crawford nm-m, Myrna Loy, Laurence Oliver, Clark Gable nm-m, Norma Shearer, Jeannette MacDonald and Bette Davis nm+. “Shots from Famous Films” includes such stars as Bing Crosby and Carole Lombard, Myrna Loy and Clark Gable nm, Norma Shearer and Charles Laughton, Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O’Sullivan (in a Tarzan film) nm, Jeannette MacDonald and Maurice Chevalier, and Greta Garbo. Among the duos on the “Film Partners” cards are Jeannette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford ex+, Clark Gable and Crawford ex-m+, Myrna Loy and Cary Grant nm-m, George Burns and Gracie Allen nm-m, and George Raft and Carole Lombard. The “Film Episodes” performers include W. C. Fields and Mary Brian nm-m, Shirley Temple and Joe McCrea, Loretta Young and Henry Wilcoxon, Robert Young and Madge Evans, Mae West and Grant Withers, Jackie Cooper and Mary Astor, William Powell and Ginger Rogers, Katharine Hepburn and Fred MacMurray nm-m, James Cagney and Margaret Lindsay nm+, and Laurel and Hardy. These sets average nm. Winning Bid $113.