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CZECHOSLOVAKIA
1969

Gilbert K. Chesterton
1874-1936

Father Brown

20th Century Personalities


June 17, 1969, Scott #1629, 40h
engraved and photogravure, perf 11½×12

 

G.K. Chesterton's Father Brown.... on-line

  • The Wisdom Of Father Brown

  • Alec Guiness as Father Brown in The Detective (1954),
    a film based in part on Chesterton's "The Blue Cross".
    Cecil Parker was 'the bishop' alias Flambeau.


    the other stamps in the set:

    #1628
    Pavol Orszagh
    Hviezdoslav
    1849-1921
    Slovak
    writer

    #1630
    Vladimir
    Majakovskij
    1893-1930
    Russian
    poet

    #1631
    Henri
    Matisse
    1869-1954
    French
    painter

    #1632
    Ales
    Hrdlicka
    1869-1943
    Czech-born
    American
    anthropologist

    #1633
    Franz
    Kafka
    1883-1924
    Austrian
    writer