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Published April 04, 2024 Updated April 04, 2024

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

American teen film depicting students staging their last spring musical.

2008 Belgium Cartamundi Disney Movies & Film Music Add to Collection

High School Musical 3: Senior Year was a 2008 American teen musical film, the sequel to High School Musical (2006) and High School Musical 2 (2007). The third film depicts the students as they prepare to depart for college and stage their last spring musical, reflecting their experiences, hopes and fears about the future. This pack, published by Cartamundi, shows colourful photographs of the characters from the film on each of the cards. The court cards, aces and jokers have symbols on their top right corner which are integral to a card game relating to the film, the rules of which are described in an accompanying multi-lingual leaflet

High School Musical 3: Senior Year playing cards published by Cartamundi, 2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year playing cards published by Cartamundi, 2008
High School Musical 3: Senior Year playing cards published by Cartamundi, 2008

Above: High School Musical 3: Senior Year playing cards published by Cartamundi, 2008.

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By Peter Burnett

Member since July 27, 2022

I graduated in Russian and East European Studies from Birmingham University in 1969. It was as an undergraduate in Moscow in 1968 that I stumbled upon my first 3 packs of “unusual” playing cards which fired my curiosity and thence my life-long interest. I began researching and collecting cards in the early 1970s, since when I’ve acquired over 3,330 packs of non-standard cards, mainly from North America, UK and Western Europe, and of course from Russia and the former communist countries.

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Following my retirement from the Bodleian Library in Dec. 2007 I took up a new role as Head of Library Development at the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) to support library development in low-income countries. This work necessitated regular training visits to many sub-Saharan African countries and also further afield, to Vietnam, Nepal and Bangladesh – all of which provided rich opportunities to further expand my playing card collection.

Since 2019 I’ve been working part-time in the Bodleian Library where I’ve been cataloguing the bequest of the late Donald Welsh, founder of the English Playing Card Society.


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