Albatros Film Stars

Issuing Company:
Country of Issue: France
Year of Issue: 1950s
Color/B&W: B&W
Number of Cards in Set:
Card Size:
Issued as insert with what product:

Notes: Checklist incomplete. Unnumbered. There are at least three different front designs for Albatros cards. They are probably three different sets. These front designs are as follows:

Name in rectangular box within picture frame
Name below picture frame
Name inside picture frame

For the Name below picture frame type, there are at least two different back designs. The first two types above have also been seen with blank backs.

An album was issued with this set. It appears the album was meant to hold the Name in rectangular box within picture frame type, with additional blank spaces at the back for more cards. Collector Amit Benyovits acquired an original album full of cards, and inside were cards of all types listed above, along with a card from the Cafe Vog set. This indicates that all these sets were issued at around the same time or consecutively.

Thanks to Amit Benyovits for help with this checklist.


Name in rectangular box within picture frame, blank back

Cyd Charisse
Wendell Corey
Joseph Cotten
Suzy Delair
Kirk Douglas
Deanna Durbin
John Hodiak
William Holden
Deborah Kerr
Patrice et Mario
Lana Turner
Elizabeth Taylor


Name in rectangular box within picture frame, back text in top half of card only

Brigitte Auber
Michel Auclair
Lauren Bacall
Danielle Darrieux
Doris Day
Fernandel
Pierre Fresnay
Greer Garson
Daniel Gelin
Georges Guetary
Rudy Hirigoyen
Jennifer Jones
Odette Joyeux
Danny Kaye
Gene Kelly
Alan Ladd
Veronica Lake
Gisele Pascal
Gerard Philippe
Serge Reggiani
Tino Rossi
Elizabeth Taylor
Robert Taylor
Gene Tierney
Raf Vallone
Anne Vernon


Name in rectangular box within picture frame, back text in both halves of the card

Vera Ellen
Marie France
Errol Flynn
Andre Le Gall
Ava Gardner
Rita Hayworth
Charlton Heston
Georges Marchal
Tilda Thamar
Charles Trenet
Frank Villars
Orson Welles
Esther Williams


Name below picture frame, blank back

Corinne Calvet
Martine Carol
Leslie Caron
Nicole Courcel
Doris Day
Eleonora Rossi Drago
Errol Flynn
Mona Freeman
Clark Gable
Katherine Hepburn
Van Johnson
Hedy Lamarr
Robert Lamoureux
Burt Lancaster
Philipe Lemaire Pierre Malar
Silvana Mangano
Luis Mariano
Victor Mature
Virginia Mayo
Yves Montand
Laurence Olivier
Eleanor Parker
Gisele Pascal
Line Renaud
Colette Ripert
Viviane Romance
Jane Wyman


Name below picture frame, back text in both halves of the card, last line "votre fournisseur"

Anouk Aimee
June Allyson
Francoise Arnoult
Ingrid Bergman
Bernard Blier
Humphrey Bogart
Raymond Bussieres
Andre Claveau
Steve Cochran
Wendell Corey
Andre Dassary
Errol Flynn
Errol Flynn
Mona Freeman
Jean Gabin
Clark Gable
Kathryn Grayson
Georges Guetary
John Hodiak
Alan Ladd
Alan Ladd
Burt Lancaster
Mario Lanza
Mario Lanza
Vivica Lindfors
Gina Lollobrigida
Anna Magnani
Pierre Malar
Jean Marais
Maria Elena Marques
Maria Elena Marques
Virginia Mayo
Ricardo Montalban
Michele Morgan
Carrol Naish
John Payne
Jane Russell
Randolph Scott
Elizabeth Taylor
John Wayne
Esther Williams
Esther Williams
Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman


Name below picture frame, back text in both halves of the card, last line "consultez-nous."

Pier Angeli


Name inside picture frame, name also on back of card near bottom

James Cagney
Cyd Charisse
Carla Del Poggio
Sophie Desmaret
Frances Gifford
Amadeo Nazzari


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