MORE THAN  JUST "THE GOOD SHIP LOLLYPOP!"

MORE THAN JUST "THE GOOD SHIP LOLLYPOP!"

Shirley Temple (1928-2014), American actress and diplomat who was an internationally popular child star of the 1930's, best known for sentimental musicals. For much of the decade, she was one of Hollywood’s greatest box-office attractions.

In 2016 the United States Postal Service issued  the Shirley Temple stamp in one design, in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 20 stamps .

You can purchase this sheet at: http://stampcenter.com/us-2011-shirley-temple-legends-of-hollywood-sheet-of-20-forever-stamps/

With the 20th stamp in the Legends of Hollywood series, the U.S. Postal Service honors actress and diplomat Shirley Temple Black (1928–2014). As a child, Temple was the most famous film star in the world; as an adult, Black had a distinguished career in diplomacy, serving as a delegate to the United Nations, U.S. ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia, and U.S. Chief of Protocol. She received the Kennedy Center Honors in 1998 and a lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild in 2006. The stamp art features a painting by Tim O\u0027Brien based on a 1935 still image from Curly Top, one of her iconic movie roles. The selvage features a publicity photo from the 1933 short film, Managed Money. The Shirley Temple artwork is based on photos courtesy of © Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. The stamp pane includes selvage and verso text. Art director Ethel Kessler designed the stamp and pane.

Jun 24th 2020

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