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1929 Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Cards

"Film Favourites" - From Great Britain - Measure appx. 2-3/4" X 3-1/2"

Large glossy movie cards issued with chocolates by James Keiller & Son, Ltd. Dundee & London.

These are referenced in the Murray's Cigarette Card Values guide, but are listed as having been issued in 1926. The key to the 1929 date I've come up with is on the back of the Clara Bow card, which states that Bow "is 23 years old...she made her first appearance in films at the age of 16. Her first talk film "The Wild Party" was recently shown in London silently."  Clara Bow was born July 29, 1905 and her first credited film was released in February 1922, though her most famous early release, "Down to the Sea in Ships," was released March 4, 1923 in the US (according to the IMDb).

The Keiller's Kinema Karton set is made of up 18 cards, of which I've had my hands on 12. Pictured below are those 12 cards along with a sample image of the reverse of card #1 in the set:

Sample of Reverse Side of Keiller's Film Favorites Trading Card
Sample - Reverse Side

1929 Evelyn Brent Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
1 - Evelyn Brent

1929 Corinne Griffith Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
2 - Corinne Griffith

1929 Marion Davies Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
3 - Marion Davies
(Actually incorrectly printed on front as Davis)

1929 Clara Bow Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
4 - Clara Bow

1929 Mary Pickford Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
5 - Mary Pickford

6 - Unknown

7 - Unknown

1929 Norma Talmadge Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
8 - Norma Talmadge

9 - Unknown

10 - Unknown

11 - Unknown

1929 Norma Shearer Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
12 - Norma Shearer

1929 Greta Garbo Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
13 - Greta Garbo

1929 Laura La Plante Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
14 - Laura La Plante

1929 May McAvoy Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
15 - May McAvoy

1929 Betty Bronson Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
16 - Betty Bronson

1929 Dorothy Mackaill Keiller's Kinema Karton Trading Card
17 - Dorothy Mackaill

18 - Unknown