WILLS STARS OF THE CINEMA

Issuing Company: W.D. and H.O. Wills
Country of Issue:
Year of Issue: 1925
Color/B&W: B&W
Number of Cards in Set: 52
Card Size:
Issued as insert with what product: Cigarettes

Notes: Two different backs exist – Four Aces and Text Back.

This set was issued by Wills in England, but was issued overseas in other countries. Not sure of the country or countries where this set was issued.

The listing is almost the same as the Machado Stars of the Cinema set. Most of the cards are identical in the front. The differences between the series are:

Card number 11 is House Peters in the Machado set and Constance Talmadge in the Wills sets.

Card numbers 28 & 29 are Chaplin in the Wills sets but Buster Keaton and Ramon Novarro respectively in the Machado Set.

Thanks to Richard Minns for help with this checklist.

1. Marie Walcamp
2. Francis X. Bushman
3. Tom Mix
4. Tom Mix
5. Mary Pickford
6. Mary Pickford – Douglas Fairbanks
7. Harry Carey
8. Bert Lytell
9. Blanche Sweet
10. Betty Blythe
11. Constance Talmadge
12. Marion Davies
13. William Farnum
14. Katherine Macdonald
15. Priscilla Dean
16. “Snub” Pollard
17. Priscilla Dean
18. Clara Kimball Young
19. Corinne Griffith
20. Alice Terry
21. Ramon Novarro
22. Marie Prevost
23. Alice Joyce
24. William S. Hart
25. Marie Prevost
26. Constance Talmadge
27. Herbert Rawlinson
28. Charlie Chaplin
29. Charlie Chaplin
30. Annette Kellermann
31. Eddie Polo
32. Eddie Polo
33. Charlie Chaplin
34. Dorothy Dalton
35. Earle Williams
36. Norma Talmadge
37. Eddie Polo
38. Constance Talmadge
39. Wm. Russell
40. Harold Lloyd
41. Elmo Lincoln
42. Jack Pickford
43. J. Warren Kerrigan
44. Bebe Daniels
45. Beverley Bayne
46. Jackie Coogan
47. Anita Stewart
48. Alice Calhoun
49. Constance Binney
50. Dustin Farnum
51. Rudolph Valentino
52. Hazel Dawn


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