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Players Past & Present
  John Player & Sons - 1916
  John Player & Sons (Eire) - 1926
    Reprinted 2002 - Card Collectors Society

Notse:  Cards are approximately 1-3/8" x 2-5/8".  First set sported blue backs; the set 
was reissued in Eire in 1926 with grey backs.  Thanks to Kyle DeRoy for the original 
checklist and to Gerry King for the reprint information!

No.   Title

  1   Sir Henry Irving as "Mephistopheles" in "Faust."
  2   Sir Squire Bancroft as "Captain Hawtree" in "Caste."
  3   Mr. J. L. Toole in "Walker, London."
  4   Sir George Alexander as "Rupert of Hentzau" in "The Prisoner of Zenda."
  5   Lady Bancroft as "Peg Woffington" in "Masks and Faces."
  6   Sir Herbert Tree as "Svengali" in "Trilby."
  7   Sir J. Forbes-Robertson as "Mark Embury" in "Mice and Men."
  8   Sir Charles Wyndham as "Davy Garrick."
  9   Cyril Maude as "Captain Barley" in "Beauty and the Barge."
 10   Miss Gertrude Elliott as "Peggy" in "Mice and Men."
 11   W.S. Penley as "Rev. Robert Spalding" in "The Private Secretary."
 12   Sir John Hare as "Benjamin Goldfinch" in "A Pair of Spectacles."
 13   Miss Winifred Emery as "Miss Elizabeth Linley" in "Dick Sheridan."
 14   Miss Julia Neilson as "Nell Gwynne" in "Sweet Nell of Old Drury."
 15   Miss Gladys Cooper as "Anne" in "My Lady's Dress."
 16   Rutland Barrington as "Pooh-Bah" in "The Mikado."
 17   Henry Ainley as "Ham Carve" in "The Great Adventure."
 18   Dennis Eadie in "Disraeli."
 19   Miss Ellen Terry as "Marguerite" in "Faust."
 20   Gerald du Maurier in "Raffles."
 21   Coquelin in "Cyrano de Bergerac."
 22   Martin Harvey as "Sidney Carton" in "The Only Way."
 23   Fred Terry as "Charles II." in "Sweet Nell of Old Drury."
 24   Lewis Waller in "Monsieur Beaucaire."
 25   Mrs. Kendal as "Mistress Ford" in "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

©2001, 2004, 2005 Kyle DeRoy, Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!

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