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Post Office Issues 17th Legends of Hollywood Stamp: Gregory Peck

Post Office Issues 17th Legends of Hollywood Stamp: Gregory Peck

Thompson on Hollywood

Presented by the Motion Picture Academy and the United States Postal Service, the First Day of Issue ceremony for the Gregory Peck Commemorative Stamp, the 17th in the USPS’s Legends of Hollywood series, will take place on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater, the stamp’s first day of issue. Laura Dern, Morgan Freeman and singer Natalie Maines will join host Sharon Stone in honoring the late Oscar-winner (1916 – 2003), who appears on the stamp as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962).

The Academy will screen film clips and will interview Peck’s family and friends.Tickets are available online at Oscars.org and stamps will be available for purchase in the Academy lobby the day of the ceremony.

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