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Who were they?

United States Post Office only puts DEAD famous people's faces on its stamps. And in most cases, not the recently deceased. So too many times the face leaves a big question? Just what did he/she do? This is a descriptor page.

2767 29 SHOW BOAT Kern & Hammerstein - 1927 Broadway, 1929/1951 Film
2768 29 PORGY & BESS Gershwin & Gershwin - 1959 Film (2 Academies)
2722 & 2769 29 OKLAHOMA! Rogers & Hammerstein - 1943 Broadway, 1955 Film (4 Academies)
2770 29 MY FAIR LADY Lerner & Loewe - 1964 Film (10 Academies)
3345 33 IRA GERSHWIN (1896?-1983) & GEORGE GERSHWIN (1898-1937) shows: Porgy & Bess, Country Girl North Star, Two Little Girls in Blue, George White's Scandals, Lady Be Good, Funny Face; music: I Got Rhythm, Someone to Watch over Me, 1931 Pulitzer: Of Thee I Sing
3346 33 RICHARD RODGERS (1902-1979) & OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II (1895-1960) shows: Carousel, King & I, Me & Juliet, Sound of Music; Something Wonderful, I Have Dreamed, Hello Young Lovers, If I Loved You, Some Enchanted Evening; 1944 Pulitzer - Oklahoma!, 1950 - South Pacific
3347 33 ALAN JAY LERNER (1918-1986) & FREDERICK LOEWE (1904-1988) shows: Brigadoon, My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, Paint Your Wagon; music: Show Me, If Ever I Would Leave You; film score: An American in Paris
3348 33 LORENZ HART (1895-1943) shows with Rodgers: A Girl Friend, A Connecticut Yankee, Babes in Arms, On Your Toes, Boys from Syracuse, Pal Joey
3349 33 FRANK LOESSER (1910-1969) shows: Guys & Dolls, Most Happy Fella, Where's Charley?, Greenwillow, Pleasures and Palaces; 1962 Pulitzer-Drama: How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying; 1949 Academy - Music: Baby, It's Cold Outside
3350 33 MEREDITH WILSON music: 'Til There Was You, My Wish, You and I, May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You, My White Knight, It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, film scores: Unsinkable Molly Brown, Little Foxes, Great Dictator
3339 33 MAX STEINER (?-1971) film scores: King Kong, Gone with the Wind, Streetcar Named Desire, Flame & the Arrow, Death of a Scoundrel
3340 33 DIMITRI TIOMKIN (1897-1957) film scores: Giant, The Alamo, Rio Bravo, High Noon, Duel in the Sun, Red River, 36 Hours, Rogue Song
3341 33 ALFRED NEWMAN (1907-1970) film scores: Street Scene, Dodsworth, Stella Dallas, Dead End, Prisoner of Zenda, Gunga Din, Young Mr. Lincoln, Flower Drum Song, How the West Was Won, Razor's Edge, The Robe
3342 33 BERNARD HERRMANN (1911-1975) film scores: Citizen Kane, The Devil and Daniel Webster, Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Day the Earth Stood Still, Beneath the 12-Mile Reef, and Journey to the Center of the Earth, Taxi Driver
3343 33 FRANZ WAXMAN (1906-1967) film scores: Stalag 17, Rear Window, Mr. Roberts, Sayonara, Nun's Story, Tortilla Flat, Peyton Place, Possessed, Sorry, Wrong Number; 1950 Academy-Best Score: Sunset Boulevard; 1951 - A Place in the Sun
3344 33 ERICH W. KORNGOLD (1897-1957) film scores: Captain Blood, Adventures of Robin Hood, Sea Hawk, Anthony Adverse, Kings Row, Between Two Worlds, Sea Wolf, Escape Me Never, Constant Nymph.
    Columns Identify:
  1. Scott catalog number
  2. Stamp face amount
  3. Person pictured on the stamp
  4. Identifies his or her achievements

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