FDC: Great British Film

This cover from Royal Mail commemorates Great British Film with 6 stamps featuring some famous faces from some classic films (movies). How many of these have you seen?

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2014 Great British Film 2014-05-12

Country: United Kingdom
Date of Issue: 13th May 2014

Stamp Details

Top row, left to right

  • Kim Hunter and David Niven in A Matter Of Life And Death (1946)
  • Peter O’Toole in Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)
  • Keir Dullea in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) (Brilliant)

Bottom row, left to right

  • Nigel Havers, Nicholas Farrell, Ian Charleson, Daniel Gerroll (I think), and Ben Cross in Chariots Of Fire (1981)
  • Marianne Jean-Baptiste and Brenda Blethyn in Secrets & Lies (1996)
  • Parminder Nagra and Keira Knightley in Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Behind The Scenes

The insert to the cover provides a brief review of film-making in the UK. Click the image below for easier reading.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2014 Great British Film 2014-05-12

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: