Monday Matinee: The first video trading card?

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By Andrew Tolentino | BSCM Editor

“You’re goofy. Why don’t you have your mother buy you some Post Cereal and get your own tradin’ cards?”

Even reading from a script, the young actor in this ’60s-era commercial was in the right for being protective of his cereal-box treasures. Little did he know that the Mickey Mantle cutout from this set would be worth as much as $2,000 some 50-odd years later.

Little did we know that a talking trading card was also on its way.

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