“007 Guns & Gadgets” themed playing cards printed by Carta Mundi, 2005
Patience size playing cards published by Obchodni Tiskarny of Prague, under the brand “Casino”, with cartoon courts in the style of wood engravings.
Waddingtons ‘DC Comics Originals’ deck from 2014 featuring ‘Batman’,‘Wonder Woman’, ‘Justice League’ and ‘Superman’
Pepys “Film Fantasy” card game based on MGM’s most popular 1939 film releases, issued just at the time when WW2 began
Promotional playing cards for the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film company with film stars on the court cards.
“Filmstars” deck published by Publistar, printed by La Ducale (France), 1962
Filmstars Quartet card game published by F X Schmid, Munich, c.1960
“Le Bossu de Notre-Dame” families card game published by Ducale (France Cartes), c.1998
“Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels” playing cards based on the cult film, 1999
Monty Python playing cards marketed by ‘re:creation’ and made in China
Special souvenir playing cards for entertainment events such as theatre or sport were an early form of merchandising. After the first edition of this deck in 1916, subsequent issues featured new photos as new stars rose to fame.
The first-ever officially licensed Firefly Playing Cards. A tribute to the Firefly TV series, featuring iconic symbols and images from the Firefly universe.
Promotional playing cards for the Paramount film company with film stars on the court cards.
Schlager Film Revue “Hot and Sweet” Quartett für Teenager, c.1960
‘Screen Legends’ playing cards published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc., 1991. Each card features a portrait of a famous film actor or actress.
‘Star Wars’ playing cards produced by Character Games, 2002
Animated playing cards featuring full colour illustrations of the Toy Story 3 characters