Hard-boiled heroes, wise-cracking women, mean streets… throw in guns and gumshoes and Bogart and Bacall and you have FILM NOIR – the shadowy movie genre of the ’40s and ’50s that is Hollywood at its gritty best – as shown by the graphic masterpieces and vibrant portraits in this brilliant deck of COLLECTORS’ PLAYING CARDS.
Created in Austria by PIATNIK. The Piatnik factory was established in 1824 and is a recognized symbol of Vienna. When speaking about Playing Cards in Austria or anywhere else in the world, PIATNIK inevitably comes to mind. Both the production methods and the assortment have changed significantly in the 185 year history of the company. An annual output of 25 million Playing cards, 1 million Board Games and 1 million Jigsaw Puzzles is proof that traditional games have lost none of their appeal. As ever Playing cards remain the central product category and PIATNIK offers the largest selection of standard and luxury Playing Card items worldwide. In the interest of product diversity and quality PIATNIK constantly pursues technical advancement and innovation in the production and processing of its wide range.