'Great British Film' presentation pack of six stamps, produced by the Royal Mail with text written by Dr Scott Anthony. The stamps depict scenes from A Matter of Life and Death (1946), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Chariots of Fire (1981), Secrets & Lies (1996) and Bend It Like Beckham (2002.) There is also a second sheet celebrating the work of the GPO Film Unit which utilised the talents of the likes of Sir Stephen Tallents, John Grierson, Humphrey Jennings and Alberto Cavalcanti. There are stamps for four GPO films: Night Mail, Love on the Wing, A Colour Box and Spare Time. These were issued in May 2014.
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Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection