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1924 Henry Clay and Bock & Co., Ltd

Tobacco Cards - From Cuba - Measure appx. 1-7/8" X 2-9/16"

Sample of reverse side of Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco CardA huge set of 660 cards issued with Henry Clay and Bock & Co., Ltd. cigars out of Havana, Cuba.  The cards are numbered individually and by series -- the checklist below arranges the cards by series.  Beneath the numbering on the reverse side a star is named, as is a title of the film represented by the series (in Spanish).  After looking over more than a couple of hundred of cards from this set I'd say that most series are comprised of a single star/film, though there are definitely some exceptions which are noted below when I'm aware of them.  I wasn't able to collect any complete series, so I can't say so for sure, but I often came across five or six different cards from the same series that were all the same star/film.  Sometimes the star headlining the series isn't pictured on the front of the card, but another scene from named film is shown with different actors.

Cards from the last series (numbered 601-660) are individual cards of stars and not grouped by film (though in some cases a film is named).

This page will eventually picture all of the cards I've come across beneath the series in the checklist below.  I've run each of the titles through an online translator, but since translations tend to be far from literal I wasn't able to identify each film by it's proper English title.  All titles which I was able to identify were issued between 1922 and 1924, which is likely when these cards were produced, obviously no earlier, likely towards the back end of the date range. 

Where I have named the film I've linked to the IMDb page which includes complete cast information for the title (this will help when a card doesn't show the named star).  When a star's name is linked it is to the Movie Profile page on this site, so click on through if you want to read a little about the life of the star.  I've also included the studio named on the back of the card for each film, however judging by the names of some of these I'd guess that these are actually the names of the Cuban distributors.

There are a few holes (indicated below with a question mark), if you have information on any series missing from here please feel free to contact me with the info.

Serie del 1 al 12 - Bessie Love in Reinecita De Provincia (Fox)
Serie del 13 al 20 - Percy Marmont in El Mundo No Perdona (Fox)
Serie del 21 al 28 - Barbara Castleton in La Encubridora (Fox)
Serie del 29 al 34 - ?
Colleen Moore Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 35 al 40 - Colleen Moore in La Fea (Liberty)
Serie del 41 al 48 - Lester Cuneo in La Venganza de Pedro (The Vengeance of Pierre - 1923)(Liberty)
Serie del 49 al 56 - Harrison Ford in Una Mujer Como Hay Muchas (The Average Woman - 1924) (Liberty)
John Gilbert Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 57 al 64 - John Gilbert in Sota, Caballo y Rey (Fox)
Serie del 65 al 72 - ?
John Gilbert Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 73 al 84 - John Gilbert in Moneda Corriente (Fox)
Serie del 85 al 100 - ? (likely two series in between these numbers)
Serie del 101 al 112 - Aileen Pringle in Tres Semanas (Three Weeks - 1924)(Carrera & Medina)
Serie del 113 al 118 - Viola Dana in No Dude de su Marido (Don't Doubt Your Husband - 1924)(Metro)
Serie del 119 al 124 - Genevieve Tobin in Desamparada ...! (Fox)
Serie del 125 al 132 - ?
Serie del 133 al 144 - Huguette Duflos in Koenigsmark (1923)(Blanco & Martinez)
John Bowers Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 145 al 156 - John Bowers in La Maddona de Broadway (Blanco & Martinez)
Serie del 157 al 168 - Carmel Myers in La Bailarina Del Nilo (The Dancer of the Nile - 1923)(Blanco & Martinez)
Serie del 169 al 180 - ?
Serie del 181 al 192 - William Farnum in El Aventurero (Fox)
Serie del 192 al 220 - ? (likely two series in between these numbers)
George Walsh Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 221 al 232 - George Walsh in La Feria de las Vanidades (Vanity Fair - 1923)(Carrera & Medina)
Serie del 233 al 244 - Herbert Rawlinson in El Detective Relampago (Suarez & Co.)  
Serie del 253 al 264 - Colleen Moore in Cadenas rotas (Broken Chains - 1922)(Carrera & Medina)
Viola Dana Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 277 al 284 - Viola Dana in El Romance de una Corista (Cuban Medal Film Co.)
Serie del 285 al 296 - ?
Serie del 297 al 308 - Charles Ray in Esclavo del Depertador (Caribbean Film Co.)
Serie del 309 al 320 - ?
Marjorie Daw Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 321 al 332 - Marjorie Daw in Cambiando Esposas (Liberty)
Serie del 333 al 344 - Pola Negri in Una Noche en Arabia (Caribbean Film Co.)
Viola Dana Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 333 al 344 - Viola Dana in El Pecado Mortal (Cuban Medal Film Co.)
Mabel Normand Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 345 al 352 - Mabel Normand in La Princesa Flaca (Cuban Medal Film Co.)
Serie del 353 al 364 - Alfred Lunt in Voluntad de Hierro (Carrera & Medina)
Serie del 353 al 364 - Helen Ferguson in Corazones Hambrientos (Hungry Hearts - 1922)(Carrera & Medina)
Anita Stewart Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 365 al 372 - Anita Stewart in Egoista de Amor (Carrera & Medina)
Serie del 373 al 384 - Ernest Truex in Amor de Seis Cilindros (Six Cylinder Love - 1923)(Fox)
Serie del 373 al 384 - Constance Binney in Las Tres de la Manana (Three O'Clock in the Morning - 1923)(Liberty)
Alma Rubens Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 385 al 396 - Alma Rubens in Mujeres Atolondradas (Liberty)
Serie del 385 al 396 - William Russell in Un Hombre de Talla (A Man's Size - 1923)(Fox)
Serie del 397 al 404 - ?
John Gilbert Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 405 al 416 - John Gilbert in Amor de Apache (Fox)
Serie del 417 al 428 - Frank Mayo in El Saqueador (Fox)
Serie del 429 al 440 - Betty Compson in La Misteriosa Gitana (Paramount)
Serie del 429 al 440 - Agnes Ayres in El Jobrobado (Caribbean Film Co.)
Serie del 441 al 452 - Madge Kennedy in Tres Millas Afuera (Three Miles Out - 1924)(Santos y Artigas)
Serie del 453 al 464 - Denise Lageay in Fama de Tenorio (Inpedendent Film Ex.)
Serie del 453 al 464 - Nicolas Keline in El Trapero de Paris (Inpedendent Film Ex.)
Richard Talmadge Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 465 al 476 - Richard Talmadge in Desafiando al Diablo (Carrera y Medina)
Pauline Garon Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 477 al 488 - Pauline Garon in Perdona y Olvida (Forgive and Forget - 1923)(Liberty)
Barbara Bedford Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 489 al 496 - Barbara Bedford in La Voz del Amo (The Power of Love - 1922)(Liberty)
Annette Kellerman Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 497 al 508 - Annette Kellerman in Venus (Venus of the South Seas - 1924)(Liberty)
Serie del 497 al 508 - Mildred Harris in El Idolo De Las Mujeres (Liberty)
Anna Q Nilsson Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 509 al 520 - Anna Q. Nilsson in La Inocente (Innocence - 1923)(Liberty)
James Kirkwood Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 521 al 528 - James Kirkwood in Esposes Descontentos (Discontented Husbands - 1924)(Liberty)
Alma Rubens Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 529 al 536 - Alma Rubens in Esposos de fin de Semana (Liberty)
Alice Lake Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 537 al 548 - Alice Lake in Prefiero La Muerte (Liberty)
Serie del 549 al 556 - ?
Edna Murphy Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 557 al 568 - Edna Murphy (with Rex the Wonder Horse) in El Rey de los Caballos Salvajes (The King of the Wild Horses - 1924)(Pathe)
Elaine Hammerstein Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 569 al 580 - Elaine Hammerstein in La Tentacion de las Mujeres (Carrera y Medina)
Leah Baird Cards from 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco SetSerie del 569 al 580 - Leah Baird in Padres Tontos (Pathe)
Serie del 581 al 588 - ?
Serie del 589 al 600 - Virginia Valli in La Caseta de Senales (Liberty)
 
Serie del 601 al 660 (shown below):
601 - Lois Wilson - Paramount
602 - Alma Bennett - Paramount
608 - Viola Dana - Metro
614 - Virginia Faire Brown - First National
625 - Dorothy Dalton - Paramount
627 - Jacqueline Logan - Paramount
628 - Hope Hampton - First National
629 - Cristina Montt - Paramount
630 - Ylona Marlowe - F.B.O.
632 - Mary Miles Minter in En La Intimidad (Paramount)
640 - Hope Hampton in Y Su Cascada de Perlas (Paramount)
650 - Bebe Daniels - Paramount
660 - Billie Dove - Paramount

Lois Wilson 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
601 - Lois Wilson

Alma Bennett 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
602 - Alma Bennett

Viola Dana 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
608 - Viola Dana

Virginia Faire Brown 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
614 - Virginia Faire Brown

Dorothy Dalton 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
625 - Dorothy Dalton

Jacqueline Logan 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
627 - Jacqueline Logan

Hope Hampton 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
628 - Hope Hampton

Cristina Montt 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
629 - Cristina Montt

Ylona Marlowe 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
630 - Ylona Marlowe

Mary Miles Minter 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
632 - Mary Miles Minter

Hope Hampton 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
640 - Hope Hampton

Bebe Daniels 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
650 - Bebe Daniels

Billie Dove 1924 Henry Clay and Bock Tobacco Card
660 - Billie Dove