Up Close and Personal -Hollywood Movie

Up Close & Personal – Hollywood Movie

lose and Personal -Up Close and Personal is a 1996 American romantic drama film directed by Jon Avnet and starring Robert Redford as a news director and Michelle Pfeiffer as his protegee.

A special cancellation was issued in Singapore to promote this film.

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CANCELLATION ON UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

Historical Cinema Theatres of Singapore on Stamps 2009.

Historical Cinema Theatres of Singapore on Stamps 2009.

On 2 Mar 2009 Singapore issued a set of Five stamps on Historical Cinema Theatres . The First silent films came to Singapore in 1902.The first Public screening in Apr 1902 in a tent and first theatre opened in 1904.

Cathay– The Cinema raised its curtains on 3rd Oct 1939 becoming Singapore’s first air conditioned cinema & first skyscraper, the tallest in Southeast  Asia that time. On 24 Mar 2006 it was redeveloped together with Cathay Building and opened to public with 8 Cinema halls including The Grand Cathay ant The Picturehouse.

The Majestic – A historic building in Chinatown built in 1927 and completed  in 1928.It was known as The Majestic theatre.In Jan 2003 it was reopened but as a shopping mall and renamed “The Majestic

Capitol Building – Historic building at the junction of North Bridge road and stamford road..Completed in 1933 it operated under the name of  Kyo-Ei Gekkyo under Japanese occupation until 1944.After 1946 the Capitol was purchased by Shaw and rebuilt becoming the organisation’s flagship theatre and renamed Shaw building. Its use as a movie theatre ended with its last screening on 29 Dec 1998.

QUEENS– First opened in 1920s as Ritz theatre renamed “Nanyo Gekizyo” during Japanese occupation 1942-45. It became Queens Theatre in 1946 and ceased operations in 1983.

Rex – A Shaw brothers Cinema opened in 1946 with the inaugural screening of The Jungle Book and ceased operations in 1983 having screened its last film “Jaws 3-D”.

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CINEMA THEATRES OF SINGAPORE 2009
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HISTORICAL THEATRES OF SINGAPORE
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STAMPS ON HISTORICAL THATRES OF SINGAPORE 2009
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PRESENTATION PACK HISTORICAL THATRES OF SINGAPORE 2009

 

Charlie Chaplin – The Tramp – A Philatelic Journey.

Charlie Chaplin – The Tramp – Stamps on Charlie Chaplin.

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin ,KBE (16 Apr 1889-25 Dec 1977) was an English comic actor,Filmmaker and composer who rose to fame during silent era. He become a World wide icon through his screen persona “The Tramp”. He is considered as one of the most important figures in the history of Film industry. His career spanned more than 77 years and his famous movies are The Gold Rush,City Lights, Modern Times ,The Great Dictator

A large number of countries have issued stamps on him . Some of them are listed below.

On !6 Oct 1995 Bulgaria issued a set of Six stamps to commemorate Centenary of Motion Pictures & Cinema. One of the stamps featured Charlie Chaplin.
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STAMPS ON CHARLIE CHAPLIN -BULGARIA 1995

 

Bosnia Herzegovina issued a stamp on Charlie Chaplin on 18 Jul 2001.

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STAMPS ON CHARLIE CHAPLIN -BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA 2001

 

Solomon Islands issued a miniature sheet on 03 Jul 2014 to mark his 125th Birth Anniversary.

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STAMPS ON CHARLIE CHAPLIN -SOLOMON ISLANDS 2014

 

Kazakhstan issued a miniature sheet containing three stamps to commemorate 125th Birth Anniversary of Charlie Chaplin on 15 Jan 2015.

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STAMPS OF KAZAKHSTAN 2015- CHARLIE CHAPLIN