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1935 R48-2 Gum Inc. Film Funnies Complete Set (24)

Lot Number 1732

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Non-sport card enthusiasts make a nice score, with this 1935 R48-2 Gum Inc. Film Funnies complete set of (24). This humor-tinged series challenged collectors of the day to discern the correct response from a list of five answers on the card back, after examining the clues and question on the front. The subjects seen in the illustrations, were among Hollywood's leading stars of the day, with: #1 W. C. Fields, #2 Oliver Hardy, #3 Jimmy Durante, #4 Jackie Cooper, #5 Chico Marx, #6 Jimmy Cagney, #7 Polly Moran, #8 Bob Woolsey, #9 Joe E. Brown, #10 Charles Laughton, #11 Myrna Loy, #12 Greta Garbo, #13 Mae West, #14 Farina, #15. Jack Oakie, #16 Edmund Lowe, #17 Maurice Chevalier, #18 Slim Summerville, #19 Fredric March, #20 Jimmy Dunn, #21 Clark Gable, #22 Bing Crosby, #23 Eddie Cantor, and #24 George Arliss. This series was issued in two versions, with either the actor's name, or the question "Can you tell?" printed on the bottom border of the cards' fronts. All (24) cards in this set are the question type. Printed on heavy stock, these cards have held up well, ranging (GD to VG+) in condition. 


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