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Do people still send postcards these days…?

Category Archives: Cinema postcards

O Mundo de Tim Burton

Dear Craig, Hi from Sao Paulo! Tim Burton’s exhibition is making its South American stop here. This painting was one of the best IMO. love, Alex + Marcelo – – … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · 1 Comment


I’ve written numerous times before about the fertile ground of cinema foyers for those foraging for postcards. The medium has been used extensively by film companies and, in some of … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

Cartel Land / Diary of a Teenage Girl

A double-whammy of new cinema postcards which I picked up at the new Picturehouse Central on Sunday. The cinema is still one of the fertile places to pick up new … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki’s Delivery Service 1989 Postmarked 21st April 2015, from ChongCheng in China, via Postcrossing – – – – – – – – – – Those who believe in cosmic jokes might … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oscar Asche

Oscar Asche (1871-1936) Recently I watched the Twickenham Films version of Scrooge, from 1935, and by happy coincidence, the day before I had made a bid on this postcard on Ebay. … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

A fantastic advertising postcard which I picked up recently at the BFI Southbank (currently hosting a detailed sci-fi retrospective) this has been produced to coincide with the recent cinema re-release … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 1 Comment


A Bigger Splash (1967) Three Trees Near Thixendale (2008) Beverly Hills Housewife (1966) This week has seen a bumper crop of postcards picked up when I’ve been out and about … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Under the Skin

  The cinema is fertile ground for digging up new and interesting postcards, and as I spend most of my life there that’s a good thing. Whilst the freecard and … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment