Postage stamps printed commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Motion Picture Industry in the United States.
United States USA Date:1944, November 6 Duration:1 min 32 sec Sound:Yes
Motion Picture postage stamps printed in the United States. Chairman of the War Activities Committee George J. Schaefer and Assistant Postmaster General Ramsey Black looking at postage stamps rolling off presses. The postage stamps printed at the Bureau of Engraving in Washington to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Motion Picture Industry. The men looking at the stamps. Close view of a stamp which depicts a group of U.S. Soldiers in the South Pacific watching a movie. Men standing in a line outside a counter at the New York Post Office collect the stamps. A stamp with 'United States of America' written across the top and '3c, postage' and '50th Anniversary of Motion Pictures' written across the base of the stamp. The first letters bearing New York cachet are stamped. Men stamping the letters. An envelope with a stamp. A signboard behind men at a counter reads 'New York, N.Y., Cachet Applied Here'. Schaefer holding a framed sheet of stamps is flanked by New York Post Master General Goldman and Post Master General Frank Walker. The Chairman expresses his thanks to the Post Master General during his speech at a function in New York. Hollywood stars gathered at a post office to express their thanks. Maria Montez, a motion picture actress, autographs on a giant envelope addressed to the Postmaster General Frank Walker expressing their thanks for his appreciation. A group of stars holding the envelope. Maria Montez with the envelope.
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