Wednesday, August 19, 2009


Soon the United States Post Office will be issuing a set of 20 stamps honoring what has been called "The Golden Age of Television".
Priced at the current mailing rate of 44 cents, the series will be commemorating the following shows:

*The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (The Nelsons)
*Alfred Hitchcock Presents
*The Dinah Shore Show
*The Ed Sullivan Show
*George Burns and Gracie Allen
*The Honeymooners
*Hopalong Cassidy (western hero)
*The Howdy Doody Show
*I Love Lucy
*Kulka, Fran, and Ollie
*The Lone Ranger (and Tonto)
*Perry Mason
*The Phil Silvers Show (aka: Sgt. Bilko and/or You'll Never Get Rich)
*The Red Skelton Show
*The Texaco Star Theater (with host "Uncle" Milton Berle)
*The Tonight Show (with originating host Steve Allen)
*The Twilight Zone (with creator Rod Serling), and
*You Bet Your Life (with host Groucho Marx)

The 20 stamps are to be issued in black and white to mimic the original broadcast medium.

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