'British Films' first day cover, published 8 October 1985, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Fox Talbot's development of the negative/positive photographic process. Consists of an envelope with five stamps of film personalities - Alfred Hitchcock, Vivien Leigh, Charlie Chaplin, David Niven and Peter Sellers - on the front above a drawing of a movie camera. Inside is a card giving brief details of the British film industry. The envelope also bears the signature of actor Christopher Lee and contains a letter, dated 30 March 2001, from Anthony Attard to Lee, praising the latter's work and asking for the signature.

Item number 88509
Category Letter
Type General Publicity
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Christopher Lee (Subject)

Part of the Anthony Attard Collection