Monday, May 2, 2011

U.S. Postage Stamp Honors Actor Gregory Peck

Postage Stamp Displays Image from "To Kill a Mockingbird"

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The U.S. Postal Service welcomed Gregory Peck to its celebrated Legends of Hollywood stamp series with the issuance of a new Forever stamp honoring the Academy Award- winning actor.

Elected the greatest screen hero of all time by the American Film Institute (AFI), Peck joins Marilyn Monroe, Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn and other cinematic greats, as the 17th inductee in the series.

The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, CA, and the Forever Stamp goes . . .

Full story at: usps.gov

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