Exhibit

In addition to stills, posters and lobby cards, there are a variety of Lon Chaney memorabilia items available for hardcore collectors.

Lobby cards or other advertisements were often used in the teens and 20s to advertise upcoming films

In the 1920s and 30’s many cigarette companies offered collector photos in each pack of cigarettes.

The Black Bird is a 1926 American silent drama film directed by Tod Browning and starring Lon Chaney.

This image was used to date cards dating from the 1926-1931 timespan.

1927 Lon Chaney Exhibit Supply Company Card

Issuing Company: Exhibit Supply Company

Country of Issue: Chicago, USA

Year of Issue: 1927

Color/B&W: Purple

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Not Numbered

Card Size: 3 1/4”x 5 1/4”

Back: Blank Back

Note: Bottom left corner reads, “Lon Chaney, Metro-Goldwyn Star”