You are bidding on TRU-VUE 35mm filmstrip #1308: THE ICE FOLLIES, issued by the
TRU-VUECompany of Rock Island, Illinois sometime prior to World War II. This
filmstrip has fourteen (14) images taken during a performance ofShipstad and
Johnson’s Ice Follies staged at the Chicago Arena. When viewed in a TRU-VUE
viewer, the images will appear in 3-D.
For more information on TRU-VUE, see Stereo Views – An Illustrated History &
Price Guide by John Waldsmith.)
Shipstads & Johnson Ice Follies was a touring ice show featuring top
professional ice skaters and elaborate production numbers. It also featured
novelty acts such a Frick and Frack, and Richard Dwyer who was billed as “Dr.
This filmstrip and its original box come from a non-smoking household. We
carefully inspected it, and it appears to be in very good condition: the
opening leader is intact with no tears, the sprocket holes are all in good
condition, and the filmstrip itself does not appear to have seen much use.
It will be shipped via USPS first class with tracking. (Foreign bidders,
please useeBay’s Global Shipping Service.
THE ICE FOLLIES is considered one of the more desirable TRU-VUE subjects.
According to John Waldsmith, it is valued at about $24.00.
This one has been priced to sell with a low opening bid. It will be of
interest to collectors of ice skating and ice show memorabilia, as well as
TRU-VUE collectors. DON’T LET IT GET AWAY BECAUSE SOMEONE OUTBID YOU AT THE
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