Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Record Cigarette Co. - Sportsmen ~ The Talkie Cigarette Card (2)


1934
Sportsmen ~ The "Talkie" Cigarette Card
Record Cigarette Co.
36 'cards' (9 football)

A total of 36 'talkie' cards were issued, nine of them with a football flavour. The other side of the card was playable on a gramophone. The cards measure 2.75 inches sq. and were produced by the Dubrico Limited Co. of Slough, England. 
Inscribed The Record Cigarette Company unless noted.
Numbers in brackets indicate the number found in lower right area of the card.

Sportsmen - No. 1 (28).  George F. Allison

Sportsmen - No. 2 (24).  Frank Moss
Sportsmen - No. 3 (25).  Herbert Roberts (Record Tobacco Co.)
Sportsmen - No. 4 (26).  Wilf Copping
Sportsmen - No. 5 (27).  Eddie Hapgood
Sportsmen - No. 6 (7).   Mr. Leslie Knighton and Alan Craig (Record Tobacco Co.)
Sportsmen - No. 7 (5).  Hughie Gallacher
Sportsmen - No. 8 (6).  Tommy Law
Sportsmen - No. 9 (34).  Victor Woodley (Record Tobacco Co.)

Other sub-sets known:


The Stage - Nos. 1-7 (8-12, 21,30)

The Children's Hour - Nos. 1-5 (15-18)
Variety - Nos, 1, 3, 4, 6 (twice) (1-3, 29, 31)
Film Stars - Intimate Interviews - Nos. 1-4 (4, 13, 20, 23)

Complete list of known cards:


1.  Variety - No. 4.  Ronald Fankou (sic)

2.  Variety - No. 6.  Ronald Fankou (sic)
3.  Variety - No. 1.  The Houston Sisters
4.  Film Stars - Intimate Interviews - No. 1.  Anne Grey
5.  Sportsmen - No. 7.  Hughie Gallacher
6.  Sportsmen - No. 8.  Tommy Law
7.  Sportsmen - No. 6.   Mr. Leslie Knighton and Alan Craig (Record Tobacco Co.)
8.  The Stage - No. 1.  Stanley Lupino
9.  The Stage - No. 2.  Hermione Baddeley
10.  The Stage - No. 3.  Bobbie Comber
11.  The Stage - No. 4.  Dorothy Dickson
12.  The Stage - No. 5.  Laddie Cliff
13.  Film Stars - Intimate Interviews - No. 2.  Constance Cummings
14.  
15.  The Children's Hour - No. 5.  Uncle Ajax (Mr. C.L.T. Farrar)
16.  The Children's Hour - No. 4.  Uncle Ajax (Mr. C.L.T. Farrar)
17.  The Children's Hour - No. 3.  Uncle Ajax (Mr. C.L.T. Farrar)
18.  The Children's Hour - No. 2.  Uncle Ajax (Mr. C.L.T. Farrar)
19.  
20.  Film Stars - Intimate Interviews - No. 3.  Laura La Plante
21.  The Stage - No. 6.  Dorothy Ward
22.  
23.  Film Stars - Intimate Interviews - No. 4.  Lester Matthews
24.  Sportsmen - No. 2.  Frank Moss
25.  Sportsmen - No. 3.  Herbert Roberts (Record Tobacco Co.)
26.  Sportsmen - No. 4.  Wilf Copping
27.  Sportsmen - No. 5.  Eddie Hapgood
28.  Sportsmen - No. 1.  George F. Allison
29.  Variety - No. 3.  Douglas Byng
30.  The Stage - No. 7.  Nelson Keys
31.  Variety - No. 6.  Ronald Fankou (sic)
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34.  Sportsmen - No. 9.  Victor Woodley (Record Tobacco Co.)
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