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Below informatio - credited to Jack Janzen |
"Old Nick Numerology Story of..."
sheets .. tri-fold paper .. 4.75" x 9" .. 10 known
"24 different celebrities of science, radio, screen, stage
and sports are packed, one with each 5c Old Nick Candy Bar."
"Mario, an internationally famous numerologist" on the back.
Note: in 1936 a numerologist named Mario offered a show,
with celebrity and personal readings at the Arlington Theater
in Chicago. Mario also authored a booklet in 1935 titled,
"What's Your Number" with illustrations by Russell Grau.
There was also a 1935 promotion by the Cincinnati Enquirer
newspaper to include a column by Mario with readings
of the famous plus an offer for personal readings.
Henry Armetta card has entries that indicate the issue was early 1937.
One states, "Watch for Henry Armetta in "TOP OF THE TOWN"
Universal's Giant Musical Hit Picture. This film was released in April 1937.
A second entry says,
"The latest of his many pictures for Universal Pictures are
"Two in a Crowd" and "The Magnificent Brute."
Both were released in late 1936.
Thos. A. Edison