Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Prince William Playing Soccer as a Child

Prince William playing football at Kensington Palace, 1984

This postcard is from the Royal Collection Trust and was printed in England in 2014. 

The William Shakespeare Monument at Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey
Shakespeare Monument

William Shakespeare 1564 - 1616
Buried At Stratford-On-Avon

This postcard is from 2009.

Albert Einstein made from LEGO Bricks


The Imagination Zone is filled with hands-on fun with Build and Test, LEGO WINDSTORMS, WB Games Zone and Hero Factory.

This postcard features a LEGO version of Albert Einstein and is from 2015.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Paul Simon

Paul Simon
Formerly co-star of Simon and Garfunkel with top hits in mellow pop rock "Bookends", "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" and "Mrs. Robinson".  Now on his own with new album "Rimon Simon".

Colorphoto: Dennis Warren / 1978

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Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor.

Simon has earned sixteen Grammys for his solo and collaborative work, including three for Album of the Year, and a Lifetime Achievement Award.  In 2001, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in 2006 was selected as one of the "100 People Who Shaped the World" by Time magazine.  

Rogue One, A Star Wars Story

 Rogue One
A Star Wars Story

Special Offer
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When you link your accounts at Disney Movie Rewards. com/Rogue

This was a flyer they were handing out at the movie theater on opening night.  I put a stamp on it and mailed it to myself to make it a postcard  :D

Below you can see the back of the flyer/postcard.

Stamps from Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings
The Return of the king

It looks like the stamps are from Isle of Man, Ivory Coast (D'Ivoire), and The Congo.
Design by Suzanne Hartog

This postcard is from 2017.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Brad Pitt on the Cover of Weekender Magazine

The Onion
March 9, 2008

Brad Pitt:
"I could rip this shirt off, crumple it up, and toss it in the corner"

This postcard is from 2010.  It is part of a set, 'Greetings from the Onion: 100 postcards. 

Princess Diana and the Spencer Tiara

Princess of Wales
1961 - 1997
(1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997)

This shaped postcard was bought in England in 2014.

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The Spencer Tiara has been in Diana's family for nearly a century. 

Lauren Bacall and Harry S. Truman

Lauren Bacall Meets
Vice President Truman
At the Washington Press Club in February 1945.

Harry S. Truman Little White House
Key West Florida

This is a reproduction postcard that was bough in 2015. 

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton's
The Nightmare Before Christmas

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The Nightmare Before Christmas, released on October 29, 1993, is a stop-motion animated dark fantasy musical film directed by Henry Selick, and produced and conceived by Tim Burton. It tells the story of Jack Skellington, a resident from "Halloween Town" who stumbles through a portal to "Christmas Town" and decides to celebrate the holiday, with some dastardly and comical consequences.

Danny Elfman wrote the songs and score, and provided the singing voice of Jack. 

Walt Disney's Peter Pan

Walt Disney's
Peter Pan
Color by Technicolor

Peter Pan
The original one-sheet for Peter Pan, released February 5, 1953

This postcard is from 'Disney Classics, A Postcard Book'.

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Peter Pan is an animated movie based on the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie. It is the 14th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series.

Peter Pan is the final Disney animated feature released through RKO before Walt Disney's founding of his own distribution company, Buena Vista Distribution.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio in Young and Modern Magazine

Young and Modern
Everything leo
his best-kept secrets revealed

This postcard features Leonardo DiCaprio and is of the cover of the magazine that was published in May of 1998.

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YM was an American teen magazine that began in 1932. The magazine ceased publication in 2004.

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If this was a magazine for teens, why did it have articles like on the cover?  Most of these are adult content! 

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Star Wars - Rogue One, Death Star Popcorn Combo Ad

Rogue One
Star Wars
Limited Edition
Death Star

Ask your server for details!

When I went to see Rogue One on opening night my server handed me this advertisement.  It is on a thick paper with a solid white back.  Of course I bought the package and asked to keep the paper ad.  Then I added a stamp to the back and mailed it to myself!  I was at a Cineplex theater where you eat at the movies.  There are big leather seats that recline.  It is the ONLY way to watch a Star Wars movie on opening night.  ;-)

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
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)
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).