Wednesday, July 04, 2012


650 and 20 000 Racing, as we are; with Phil Wilkinsons untiring efforts and almost encyclopdic knowlege of films and their locations, towards 650 films and 20 000, yes TWENTY THOUSAND thens and nows, up came the subject of postage stamps with a filmic association. Frankenstein came immediatly to mind, followed by trains and bridges with 39 Steps, police with Blue Lamp, Thomas Hardy, The Brontes, Henry the Eighth........and within a few moments we had almost 100 links. In USA Beau Gest, and Walt Disney appear on stamps, in Australia, The Overlanders, then there are criceters, W G Grace and The Final Test, soldiers, wars and battles, fire brigades, social reformers, trades unions......and the list goes on and on. And, if you can't make the connection from the images