These large-sized, blank-backed cards defy precise identification, but their style, appearance and construction strongly resemble premium issue versions of various "R"-category releases from the 1930s (most notably, R96 and R97). The seldom-encountered and visually impressive portrait cards presented here fall into two distinct categories:
Movie Star Portraits/Black-and-White (24 Different) - Block-Letter Captions, 5" x 7" on thin cardstock, including Richard Arlen, Vilma Banky, Richard Barthelmess, Ronald Colman, Gary Cooper, Dolores Costello, Joan Crawford, Marion Davies, Richard Dix, Charles Farrell, Janet Gaynor, John Gilbert, William Haines, Norman Kerry, Laura La Plante, Conrad Nagel, Marian Nixon, Mary Nolan, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Lewis Stone, Gloria Swanson, Estelle Taylor, Florence Vidor and Claire Windsor. EX to EX/MT;
Movie Star Portraits/Tinted Images (17 Different) - Script or Print Captions, 5-1/8" x 7-1/8" on medium cardstock, including Richard Barthelmess, Johnny Mack Brown, June Clyde, Gary Cooper, Richard Dix, Billie Dove, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Charles Farrell, Greta Garbo, Ken Maynard, Conrad Nagel, Ramon Novarro (2 different), Jack Perrin, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Lilyan Tashman and Ted Wells. Overall VG/EX to EX (a few lesser, mostly on the basis of back faults).