Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Madagascar Cartoon with Marty, Alex, Gloria, Melman, etc.

Madagascar: From left to right, in this Photo are standing:
Marty the Zebra, Alex the Lion, Gloria the Hippo, Melman the Giraffe, on his neck is a crew of penguins (Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, Private) and King Julien the Lemur.

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Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and released to theaters on May 27, 2005.

The film tells the story of four Central Park Zoo animals who have spent their lives in blissful captivity and are unexpectedly shipped back to Africa, getting shipwrecked on the island of Madagascar. It features the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith; others voices include Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, and Andy Richter. 

Batman the Animated Series


Both of these postcards are from 2014.

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Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. It originally aired on Fox Kids from September 5, 1992, to September 15, 1995, with a total of 86 episodes. During its second season, the series was given the on-screen title The Adventures of Batman & Robin.

Independence Day

Independence Day

The success of
INDEPENDENCE DAY
has gone beyond anything we could have ever imagined.  we knew that we were creating a very special film and are pleased that it has struck a chord with such a vast audience.

Now, and in the years to come, we hope you and those close to you will have the opportunity to enjoy this film over and over again.

Dean Devlin (Producer and Co-Writer)
and
Ronald Emmerich (Director and Co-Writer)

This 3-D card was not meant to be a postcard.  However, someone stamped it and mailed it to me in 2016.

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Independence Day, (the main release was on July 3, 1996) is an American science fiction action film. The film focuses on a group of people who unite in the Nevada desert in the aftermath of a worldwide attack by aliens. Along with the rest of the world, they launch a counterattack on July 4 – Independence Day in the United States.

Middle Earth from The Hobbit

Middle Earth
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Journey Map.

This postcard is from 2012.

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Middle-earth is the setting of J. R. R. Tolkien's (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) highly popular books 'The Hobbit' and 'Lord of the Rings'. 

The Great Gatsby (In French)

Paramount prevente
une production David Merrick
un film de Jack Clayton

Robert Redford et Mia Farrow
Gatsby le Magnifique

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The Great Gatsby is a 1974 American romantic drama film.

The film won two Academy Awards, for Best Costume Design (Theoni V. Aldredge) and Best Music (Nelson Riddle).

It also won three BAFTA Awards for Best Art Direction (John Box), Best Cinematography (Douglas Slocombe), and Best Costume Design (Theoni V. Aldredge). (The male costumes were executed by Ralph Lauren, the female costumes by Barbara Matera.)

It won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress (Karen Black) and received three further nominations for Best Supporting Actor (Bruce Dern and Sam Waterston) and Most Promising Newcomer (Sam Waterston).

Ricky Nelson for National Postcard Week

Ricky Nelson
May 8th, 1940 - December 31st, 1985
Born in Teaneck, New Jersey

National Postcard Week
May 7th - 13th, 2000

This postcard is number 7 in a limited edition of 120.  It was designed by Doris Schreib.

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Ricky Nelson (born Eric Hilliard Nelson, May 8, 1940 – December 31, 1985) was an American actor, musician and singer-songwriter. He starred alongside his family in the television series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952–66) as well as co-starring alongside John Wayne and Dean Martin in Howard Hawks's western feature film Rio Bravo (1959).  In 1996, he was ranked # 49 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time.

A Large Statue of Elvis Presley

NPCW 2016
National Postcard Week

Elvis is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll." Since his officially documented death, August 16, 1977, Elvis has been spotted in many places.  I took these photos of a HUGE Elvis in Crystal River, Florida in the late 1980's.  

Photos and Postcard Created By: Penny Andrea-Einmo

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Two WonderGround Star Wars Postcards . . .

Original Artwork of
"Spare Parts"
by artist Steven James Daily

WonderGround Gallery
The Art of Walt Disney World

This postcard features Chewbacca and C-3PO.
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Original Artwork of
"Forest Moon Patrol"
by artist Max Grundy

WonderGround Gallery
The Art of Walt Disney World

Both of these Star Wars postcards were bought in Walt Disney World in 2015 for $ 4.95 each. 

Royal Crown Cola with Lucille Ball

"RC tastes best!"
says Lucille Ball
Star of"The Dark Corner"
A 20th Century-Fox Picture

The cola taste-test proved Royal Crown Cola tastes best.  Try it! Say "RC for me!"  It's the quick way to get a quick-up with Royal Crown Cola - best by taste-test! - Lucille Ball

This postcard is from:
Celebrity Sell - Star Endorsements in the Classic Age of Advertising  
2016 

The Good Dinosaur, A New Best Friend

Original Artwork of
"A New Best Friend"
by artist Joey Chou

WonderGround Gallery
The Art of Walt Disney World

This postcard is from the movie 'The Good Dinosaur' and was bought at Walt Disney World in 2015 for $ 4.95. 

Dragon's Lair, Autographed by Bluth and Goldman

Dragon's Lair

"Dear Adventurer,
We cannot thank you enough for your support and contribution to help make a dream come true.  Soon we will celebrate the 33rd anniversary of the premier of the Dragon's Lair arcade game originally released in the summer of 1983.  The game has stayed alive for all these years having been sorted to over 70 platforms availing it for personal use in the home and the latest hand-held devices.  However, our dream has always been to bring Dragon's Lair: The Movie to the big screen.  The time is now, and your action to support this effort has been overwhelming.  Thank you ..
Sincerely Don Bluth and Gary Goldman
(The back of the postcard is autographed by both of them.)

This postcard features 'Castle Pan' and is postmarked in 2015.

Miles Ahead, Miles Davis, Starring Don Cheadle

Mile Ahead

If you gonna tell a story, come with some attitude

Staring Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor
2015

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In the midst of a prolific career, Miles Davis (Don Cheadle) disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s. He lives in isolation while dealing with chronic pain from a deteriorating hip, a musical voice inhibited and numbed by drugs and painkillers, and traumatic memories of his past. A music reporter, Dave Braden (Ewan McGregor), forces his way into Davis' house and, over the next couple of days, the two men unwittingly embark on an adventure to recover a stolen tape recording of the musician's most recent compositions.

The Blues Brothers

Live
In Concert

The Blues Brothers

Special Guest
Jerry Garcia
July 11 - 1979
Freedom Hall
Louisville, Kentucky

This is a reproduction postcard that was bought in 2015.

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The Blues Brothers were founded by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live.  There first appeared on Saturday Night Live on January 17, 1976.

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway
Hemingway y El Floridita
Cuba

This is a 'fold open and close' postcard.  It is mailed from Cuba in 2016.  The picture below shows you what the card looks like when it is open.

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El Floridita is a historic fish restaurant and cocktail bar in the older part of Havana (La Habana Vieja), Cuba.  It is famous for its daiquiris and for having been one of the favourite hangouts of Ernest Hemingway while he was in Havana.


Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis

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Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film actor whose career spanned 6 decades but was mostly popular in the 50's and early 60's. He acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. 

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Audrey Hepburn, Vogue 1955

Audrey Hepburn, Vogue 1955
Course Norman Parkinson Archive

This reproduction postcard is from 2016.  

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Zoolander with Ben Stiller

Zoolander
In theatres September 28

Skyy Vodka and Martinis

This is a 'Go-Card' Advertising postcard.

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Zoolander is a 2001 American satirical comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and starring Stiller, Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell. The film contains elements from a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and written by Drake Sather and Stiller for the VH1 Fashion Awards television specials in 1996 and 1997. The short films and the film itself feature a dimwitted male model named Derek Zoolander, played by Stiller. The film involves Zoolander becoming the pawn of corrupt fashion executives in order to assassinate the Prime Minister of Malaysia. 

Snoop Dogg With a Pocket Watch

Snoop Dogg, Echo Park, California, 2004
Photograph by Stephen Stickler

This postcard is from 2016.