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. 

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin, New York, 1973
Photograph by Bob Gruen

This is a reproduction postcard that was bought in 2011.

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Here is another Led Zeppelin related postcard...
Hard Rock Live:
Jason Bonham's 
Led-Zeppelin Experience

2 Free Tickets
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
2011

The Birds by Alfred Hitchcock with Jessica Tandy

Alfred Hitchcock's
"The Birds"
(1963)

"It could be the most terrifying motion picture I have ever made!" -Alfred Hitchcock

Starring Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette and Introducing Tippi Hedren

This postcard was printed in 1985.

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Release Date: March 28, 1963

Movie Plot:
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

Shakespeare's Henry IV with Antony Sher and Alex Hassell

RSC
Royal Shakespeare Company

Sir John Faistaff: Anthony Sher
Prince Hal: Alex Hassell
Henry IV Part I by William Shakespeare
Photographer Kwame Lestrade.

This first performance of this production took place on 18 March 2014 at the Royal Shakespeare Theater, Stratford-upon-Avon.

There is a stamp on the back also featuring Anthony Sher and the RSC on the back of this postcard.
2014
Here is the stamp...
Great Britain stamp 2011,
The 50th Anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company
The Tempest - The Beast Shall Tremble at thy Din 
Antony Sher - 66

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Doctor Who, Comic-Con

Doctor Who
BBC America

Comic-Con 2008
Thursday July 24

Doctor Who Panel, Ballroom 20
Executive Producer and lead writer Steven Moffat and Executive Producer Julie Gardner discuss their creative process and experience on working on the BBC's Doctor Who - Britain's most successful sci-fi franchise - with exclusive clips and Q & A session.

Shown on the card is the 10th Doctor played by David Tennant and Donna Noble played by Catherine Tate.

This advertising postcard is unused.  Below is a scan of the back of the card.

Blue Harvest, Star Wars Episode from Family Guy

Family Guy
Blue Harvest

Starring Chris Griffin, Peter Griffin, Lois Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin, Glenn Quagmire Cleveland Brown, Herbert and Mayor West

This postcard was bought in 2012, Blue Harvest is from 2007.

One Tough Cop with Stephen Baldwin

There are still real heroes.

One Tough Cop

Sometime the facts get lost in the headlines.
Stephen Baldwin, Chris Penn, Gina Gershon

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One Tough Cop is a 1998 American action crime film. It was directed by Bruno Barreto and written by Jeremy Iacone. 

Merry Christmas from The Simpsons

Prettige Kerstdagen gelukkig eneen Nieuwjaar!
(Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!)

This postcard is from Germany in 2015. 

The Three Stooges, Opening Credits

Columbia Pictures Corporation
presents
The Three Stooges

Moe  Larry  Curly

This postcard was printed in 2010.  The image is the scene from the opening credits of their television show (1960–1972).

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The Three Stooges act began as part of a mid-1920s vaudeville comedy act, billed as Ted Healy and his Stooges, consisting of Healy, Moe Howard, his brother Shemp Howard, and Larry Fine. The four made one feature film, Soup to Nuts, before Shemp left to pursue a solo career. He was replaced by his younger brother, Jerome (Curly Howard), in 1932. Two years later, the trio left Healy and signed on to appear in their own short subjects for Columbia, now billed as "The Three Stooges".

Cher in a Cowboy Hat

Cher
1977

Color photo: Kirkland 

Sonny and Cher

National Postcard Week
May 3 - 9, 2015

"I Got You, Babe" 50 years!
Dolores and Leon 48 years!

This unused postcard features Sonny and Cher and the makers of the card, Dolores and Leon Rowe.  The art was done by Rick Geary. 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Harry Potter - L'Exposition (The Exhibition)

Harry Potter
L'Exposition (The Exhibition)

Actuellement (Currently)
A La Cite Du Cinema / Saint-Denis (see below)
Plus de 250 000 Visiteurs Deja Conquis! (over 250,000 visitors)
2015

Shown are:
Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley
Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter
and
Emma Watson as Hermione Granger

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The Harry Potter Exhibition is an international traveling exhibition featuring hundreds of authentic props, costumes, artifacts and set dressings from the Harry Potter feature films.

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The Cité du Cinéma is a film studio complex located in Saint-Denis, north of Paris.

Doctor Who, The Impossible Astronaut (2011)

Postcards from Time and Space

"I'm your new undercover agent, on loan from Scotland yard.  Code name, the Doctor.  These are my top operatives - the Legs, the Nose, and Mrs. Robinson.

This is from the episode, The Impossible Astronaut and is postmarked on October 5, 2015.
The sender writes:  Happy International (Intergalactic) Postcard Week!

Shown are:

Chuk Iwuji – Carl
Stuart Milligan – President Richard Nixon
Mark Griffin – Phil
Mark Sheppard – Canton Everett Delaware III
Matt Smith (Eleventh Doctor)
Karen Gillan (Amy Pond)
Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams)
Alex Kingston (River Song)

Star Wars - The Force Awakens

Kylo Ren (born Ben) is portrayed by Adam Driver. Kylo Ren is the son of  Han Solo and Leia Organa. Though trained by his uncle Luke Skywalker as a Jedi, he has been seduced to the dark side of the Force, and aspires to be as powerful as his grandfather, Darth Vader.
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Captain Phasma is portrayed by Gwendoline Christie.  
Phasma is the commander of the First Order's force of stormtroopers. 
The Millennium Falcon and Tie Fighters
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Stormtroopers
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R2-D2
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The Force Awakens, released on December 18, 2015, is the seventh installment in the main Star Wars film series. It is set about 30 years after Return of the Jedi.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Jimi Hendrix Singing and Playing Guitar

Jimi Hendrix, 1969
Photograph by Nona Hatay

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James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is widely considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in music history.  After initial success in Europe with his group The Jimi Hendrix Experience, he achieved fame in the United States following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Later, he headlined the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival.

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

This is a reproduction postcard from 2015.