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The ‘Biography Channel Card Game’, 2002

The ‘Biography Channel Card Game’ published by A&E Television Networks media company, 2002, with portraits of celebrities and historic figures in sets of five, instead of four as in typical quartet games. The sets are colour-coded and cover themes such as: gangsters, inventors, famous male and female roles, musicians, revolutionaries, explorers, hollywood film stars and artists.

The Biography Channel Card Game, 2002

Above: The ‘Biography Channel Card Game’ published by A&E Television Networks media company, 2002. Images courtesy Amit Benyovits.

The Biography Channel Card Game, 2002
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By Simon Wintle

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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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