3 Rare 1920s Aicardi (I-Car-De) Mayonnaise Films Stars Cards Including Lillian Gish.
Lot 655. 3 Rare 1920s Aicardi (I-Car-De) Mayonnaise Films Stars Cards Including Lillian Gish. These 2 3/16” x 3 3/8” green-tone cards are from a set of 14, plus two variations. They were issued by James A. Aicardi & Sons of Boston. Gish, whose career spanned 1912-87, was known as the “First Lady of American Cinema.” A leading actress of the 1910s and 1920s, she starred in various W. D. Griffith films. She received an Honorary Academy Award in 1971, f-g. The stars of the two other cards are Malcolm McGregor, who appeared in 55 movies from 1922-36, and Theodore Roberts, who performed in early Cecil B. DeMille movies. Both are vg+. Winning Bid $20.