Seein' Stars Movie Star Stamps

Issuing Company:
Country of Issue: USA
Year of Issue: 3 sets - 1934-35; 1938; 1940-42
Color/B&W: B&W and Color
Number of Cards in Set: 3 sets - 65; 224; 100
Card Size: 2 1/8" x 2 3/8 (color stamps)
Issued as insert with what product: Newspapers

Notes: Checklists all complete except for second set #128. These were included as part of a newspaper and were intended to be cut out of the newspaper and saved. They are designed to look like stamps, though they do not have adhesive on the back. Each stamp contains a number and the last name only for the pictured movie star. Thanks to Dan Calandriello for most of the information for these checklists and to Bob Richardson and Tina R. Snipes for additional names. Special thanks to Tom Gillis for providing almost complete checklists of all the sets.

Seein' Stars stamps were created by Feg Murray and were part of the newspaper. Murray put together a group of drawings of movie stars and interesting quick facts about the stars along with a Seein' Stars Stamp of a movie star for the newspapers.

The first group of Seein' Stars stamps were issued every Sunday from May 13, 1934 through August 11, 1935 for a total of 65 black and white stamps.

The second group of Seein' Stars stamps were issued almost every day from January 1, 1938 through October 29, 1938 for 224 total black and white stamps.

The third group of Seein' Stars stamps were issued every Sunday from September 8, 1940 through August 2, 1942 for 100 total color stamps. Each stamp was produced in a single color, including pink, orange, yellow, purple, blue, green, and more.

Seein' Stars Stamps (1934-1935 - Black and White)

1. Greta Garbo (5/18/1934)
2. Charles Chaplin (5/20/1934)
3. Mary Pickford (5/27/1934)
4. Eddie Cantor (6/3/1934)
5. Katharine Hepburn (6/10/1934)
6. Ramon Novarro (6/17/1934)
7. Joan Crawford (6/24/1934)
8. Mickey Mouse (7/1/1934)
9. Marlene Dietrich (7/8/1934)
10. Maurice Chevalier (7/15/1934)
11. Janet Gaynor (7/22/1934)
12. Will Rogers (7/29/1934)
13. Jean Harlow (8/5/1934)
14. Joe E. Brown (8/12/1934)
15. Kay Francis (8/19/1934)
16. Wallace Beery (8/26/1934)
17. Dolores Del Rio (9/2/1934)
18. Harold Lloyd (9/9/1934)
19. Mae West (9/16/1934)
20. Clark Gable (9/23/1934)
21. Clara Bow (9/30/1934)
22. Jimmy Durante (10/7/1934)
23. Constance Bennett (10/14/1934)
24. George Arliss (10/21/1934)
25. Norma Shearer (10/28/1934)
26. Douglas Fairbanks (11/4/1934)
27. Claudette Colbert (11/11/1934)
28. Edmund Lowe (11/18/1934)
29. Helen Hayes (11/25/1934)
30. John Barrymore (12/2/1934)
31. L. Harvey (12/9/1934)
32. Spencer Tracy (12/16/1934)
33. Sylvia Sidney (12/23/1934)
34. Dick Powell (12/30/1934)
35. Ruby Keeler (1/6/1935)
36. Warner Baxter (1/13/1935)
37. Ann Harding (1/20/1935)
38. Edward G. Robinson (1/27/1935)
39. Anna Sten (2/3/1935)
40. Charles Farrell (2/10/1935)
41. Bette Davis (2/17/1935)
42. James Cagney (2/24/1935)
43. Myrna Loy (3/3/1935)
44. Paul Muni (3/10/1935)
45. M. Sullivan (3/17/1935)
46. Warner Oland (3/24/1935)
47. Joan Bennett (3/31/1935)
48. John Boles (4/7/1935)
49. Shirley Temple (4/14/1935)
50. Robert Montgomery (4/21/1935)
51. Miriam Hopkins (4/28/1935)
52. Gary Cooper (5/5/1935)
53. Jeanette MacDonald (5/12/1935)
54. Bing Crosby (5/19/1935)
55. Jean Parker (5/26/1935)
56. W. C. Fields (6/2/1935)
57. Lupe Velez (6/9/1935)
58. T. Brown (6/16/1935)
59. Maureen O'Sullivan (6/23/1935)
60. Lew Ayres (6/30/1935)
61. M. Evans (7/7/1935)
62. George Raft (7/14/1935)
63. Fay Wray (7/21/1935)
64. Joan Blondell (8/4/1935)
65. Cary Grant (8/11/1935)

Seein' Stars Stamps (1938 - Black and White)

1. Marion Davies (1/1/1938)
2. Zasu Pitts (1/3/1938)
3. Gary Cooper (1/4/1938)
4. Shirley Temple (1/5/1938)
5. Loretta Young (1/6/1938)
6. Robert Taylor (1/7/1938)
7. Clark Gable (1/8/1938)
8. Sonja Henie (1/10/1938)
9. Myrna Loy (1/11/1938)
10. Bette Davis (1/12/1938)
11. Kay Francis (1/13/1938)
12. Ginger Rogers (1/14/1938)
13. Fred Astaire (1/15/1938)
14. Jane Withers (1/17/1938)
15. Cary Grant (1/18/1938)
16. Claudette Colbert (1/19/1938)
17. Joan Crawford (1/20/1938)
18. Tyrone Power (1/21/1938)
19. Wallace Beery (1/22/1938)
20. William Powell (1/24/1938)
21. Mary Pickford (1/25/1938)
22. Dick Powell (1/26/1938)
23. Janet Gaynor (1/27/1938)
24. George Arliss (1/28/1938)
25. Fred MacMurray (1/29/1938)
26. Eddie Cantor (1/31/1938)
27. Jeanette MacDonald (2/1/1938)
28. Bing Crosby (2/2/1938)
29. Mary Carlisle (2/3/1938)
30. Lily Pons (2/4/1938)
31. Harold Lloyd (2/5/1938)
32. Irene Dunne (2/7/1938)
33. Charles Ruggles (2/8/1938)
34. Ronald Colman (2/9/1938)
35. W. C. Fields (2/10/1938)
36. Carole Lombard (2/11/1938)
37. Norma Shearer (2/12/1938)
38. Jack Benny (2/14/1938)
39. John Barrymore (2/15/1938)
40. Marlene Dietrich (2/16/1938)
41. W. Morris (2/17/1938)
42. Adolphe Menjou (2/18/1938)
43. Nelson Eddy (2/19/1938)
44. Joe E. Brown (2/21/1938)
45. Robert Young (2/22/1938)
46. O'Brien (2/23/1938)
47. Barbara Stanwyck (2/24/1938)
48. Mae West (2/25/1938)
49. Madeleine Carroll (2/26/1938)
50. Dorothy Lamour (2/28/1938)
51. Paul Muni (3/1/1938)
52. Weaver (3/2/1938)
53. Edmund Lowe (3/3/1938)
54. Luise Rainer (3/4/1938)
55. Katharine Hepburn (3/5/1938)
56. Mickey Mouse (3/7/1938)
57. Alice Faye (3/8/1938)
58. Joan Blondell (3/9/1938)
59. Warner Baxter (3/10/1938)
60. Don Ameche (3/11/1938)
61. Edward Arnold (3/12/1938)
62. Charlie Chaplin (3/14/1938)
63. Franchot Tone (3/15/1938)
64. Simone Simon (3/16/1938)
65. James Cagney (3/17/1938)
66. Edward Everett Horton (3/18/1938)
67. Sylvia Sidney (3/19/1938)
68. Lionel Barrymore (3/21/1938)
69. Bennett (3/22/1938)
70. Greta Garbo (3/23/1938)
71. Spencer Tracy (3/24/1938)
72. Ralph Bellamy (3/25/1938)
73. Groucho (Marx) (3/26/1938)
74. Freddie Bartholomew (3/28/1938)
75. Olivia DeHavilland (3/29/1938)
76. Jack Oakie (3/30/1938)
77. Fredric March (3/31/1938)
78. June Lang (4/1/1938)
79. Harpo (Marx) (4/2/1938)
80. Madge Evans (4/4/1938)
81. Melvyn Douglas (4/5/1938)
82. Walter Huston (4/6/1938)
83. Charlie McCarthy (4/7/1938)
84. Walter Connolly (4/8/1938)
85. Dolores Del Rio (4/9/1938)
86. Deanna Durbin (4/11/1938)
87. Edna May Oliver (4/12/1938)
88. Richard Arlen (4/13/1938)
89. Lee Tracy (4/14/1938)
90. Eleanor Powell (4/15/1938)
91. Alice Brady (4/16/1938)
92. Wendy Barrie (4/18/1938)
93. May Robson (4/19/1938)
94. Gladys Swarthout (4/20/1938)
95. Una Merkel (4/21/1938)
96. Gene Autry (4/22/1938)
97. Victor McLaglen (4/23/1938)
98. Jean Hersholt (4/25/1938)
99. Olympe Bradna (4/26/1938)
100. Robert Woolsey (4/27/1938)
101. Martha Raye (4/28/1938)
102. Virginia Bruce (4/29/1938)
103. Oliver Hardy (4/30/1938)
104. Bennett (5/2/1938)
105. Errol Flynn (5/3/1938)
106. Boris Karloff (5/4/1938)
107. Ann Southern (5/5/1938)
108. John Boles (5/6/1938)
109. Montgomery (5/7/1938)
110. Richard Barthelmess (5/9/1938)
111. Margaret Lindsay (5/10/1938)
112. George Burns (5/11/1938)
113. Florence Rice (5/12/1938)
114. Gloria Stuart (5/13/1938)
115. Edward G. Robinson (5/14/1938)
116. Sullivan (5/16/1938)
117. Maureen O'Sullivan (5/17/1938)
118. Bruce Cabot (5/18/1938)
119. Sigrid Gurie (5/19/1938)
120. James Stewart (5/20/1938)
121. Glenda Farrell (5/21/1938)
122. Herbert Marshall (5/23/1938)
123. Claire Trevor (5/24/1938)
124. Mary Astor (5/25/1938)
125. Al Jolson (5/26/1938)
126. George Raft (5/27/1938)
127. Donald Duck (5/28/1938)
128.
129. Jack Holt (5/31/1938)
130. Morgan (6/1/1938)
131. Johnny Weissmuller (6/2/1938)
132. Miriam Hopkins (6/3/1938)
133. Rosalind Russell (6/4/1938)
134. Francis Lederer (6/6/1938)
135. Jessie Matthews (6/7/1938)
136. Leslie Howard (6/8/1938)
137. Sally Eilers (6/9/1938)
138. Binnie Barnes (6/10/1938)
139. Eleanore Whitney (6/11/1938)
140. Basil Rathbone (6/13/1938)
141. Merle Oberon (6/14/1938)
142. Leo Carrillo (6/15/1938)
143. Stan Laurel (6/16/1938)
144. Louise Fazenda (6/17/1938)
145. Warner Oland (6/18/1938)
146. Gail Patrick (6/20/1938)
147. Akim Tamiroff (6/21/1938)
148. Grace Moore (6/22/1938)
149. O'Brien (6/23/1938)
150. Randolph Scott (6/24/1938)
151. Ray Milland (6/25/1938)
152. Joel McCrea (6/27/1938)
153. Richard Dix (6/28/1938)
154. Ruby Keeler (6/29/1938)
155. Jean Arthur (6/30/1938)
156. Charles Laughton (7/1/1938)
157. P. Kelly (7/2/1938)
158. George Murphy (7/4/1938)
159. Buck Jones (7/5/1938)
160. Charles Boyer (7/6/1938)
161. Billie Burke (7/7/1938)
162. Davis (7/8/1938)
163. Frances Dee (7/9/1938)
164. Danielle Darrieux (7/11/1938)
165. Jean Parker (7/12/1938)
166. Betty Grable (7/13/1938)
167. Anita Louise (7/14/1938)
168. Warren William (7/15/1938)
169. Cesar Romero (7/16/1938)
170. Lupe Velez (7/18/1938)
171. Mickey Rooney (7/19/1938)
172. Penner (7/20/1938)
173. Arthur Treacher (7/21/1938)
174. Bonita Granville (7/22/1938)
175. Guy Kibbee (7/23/1938)
176. Mary Boland (7/25/1938)
177. Gracie Allen (7/26/1938)
178. Gene Raymond (7/27/1938)
179. Fanny Brice (7/28/1938)
180. Leeds (7/29/1938)
181. Ross (7/30/1938)
182. Sparks (8/1/1938)
183. George Brent (8/2/1938)
184. Lewis Stone (8/3/1938)
185. Charles Farrell (8/4/1938)
186. Whelan (8/5/1938)
187. Lucille Ball (8/6/1938)
188. Priscilla Lane (8/8/1938)
189. Pendleton (8/9/1938)
190. Marsha Hunt (8/10/1938)
191. Ethel Merman (8/11/1938)
192. Andy Devine (8/12/1938)
193. Wilson (8/13/1938)
194. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (8/15/1938)
195. Claude Rains (8/16/1938)
196. Langford (8/17/1938)
197. Henry Fonda (8/18/1938)
198. Peter Lorre (8/19/1938)
199. Hedy Lamarr (8/20/1938)
200. John Huston (8/22/1938)
201. Joan Fontaine (10/3/1938)
202. David Niven (10/4/1938)
203. Eric Blore (10/5/1938)
204. Heather Angel (10/6/1938)
205. Judy Garland (10/7/1938)
206. Brooks (10/8/1938)
207. Helen Hayes (10/10/1938)
208. Rochelle Hudson (10/11/1938)
209. Donlevy (10/12/1938)
210. Ann Rutherford (10/13/1938)
211. Frances Farmer (10/14/1938)
212. Tucker (10/15/1938)
213. Charles Winninger (10/17/1938)
214. George Sanders (10/18/1938)
215. Mary Brian (10/19/1938)
216. Kennedy (10/20/1938)
217. Armstrong (10/21/1938)
218. Bob Hope (10/22/1938)
219. Dick Foran (10/24/1938)
220. Annabella (10/25/1938)
221. L. Lane (10/26/1938)
222. Ann Harding (10/27/1938)
223. William Gargan (10/28/1938)
224. Lily Damita (10/29/1938)

Seein' Stars Stamps (Color)

1. Rooney (9/08/1940)
2. Power (9/15/1940)
3. S. Tracy (9/22/1940)
4. Gable (9/29/1940)
5. Temple (10/06/1940)
6. Davis (10/13/1940)
7. Faye (10/20/1940)
8. Flynn (10/27/1940)
9. Cagney (11/03/1940)
10. Henie (11/10/1940)
11. Grant (11/17/1940)
12. Loy (11/24/1940)
13. Lombard (12/01/1940)
14. Withers (12/08/1940)
15. Cooper (12/15/1940)
16. Lamarr (12/22/1940)
17. Taylor (12/19/1940)
18. Garbo (1/05/1941)
19. Rogers (1/12/1941)
20. Hope (1/19/1941)
21. Turner (1/26/1941)
22. Ameche (2/02/1941)
23. Carroll (2/09/1941)
24. Chaplin (2/16/1941)
25. Durbin (2/23/1941)
26. Hepburn (3/02/1941)
27. Eddy (3/09/1941)
28. Garland (3/16/1941)
29. Dunne (3/23/1941)
30. Crosby (3/30/1941)
31. Lamour (4/06/1941)
32. Montgomery (4/13/1941)
33. Colbert (4/20/1941)
34. Arthur (4/27/41)
35. Crawford (5/04/1941)
36. Dietrich (5/11/1941)
37. W. Powell (5/18/1941)
38. Young (5/25/1941)
39. Stanwyck (6/01/1941)
40. Beery (6/08/1941)
41. Shearer (6/15/1941)
42. Laughton (6/22/1941)
43. Sothern (6/29/1941)
44. Goddard (7/06/1941)
45. Autry (7/13/1941)
46. Benny (7/20/1941)
47. Boyer (7/27/1941)
48. J. Barrymore (8/03/1941)
49. Stewart (8/10/1941)
50. J. Bennett (8/17/1941)
51. Russell (8/24/1941)
52. Colman (8/31/1941)
53. MacDonald (9/07/1941)
54. Aherne (9/14/1941)
55. DeHavilland (9/21/1941)
56. L. Barrymore (9/28/1941)
57. Robinson (10/05/1941)
58. Young (10/12/1941)
59. Hayworth (10/19/1941)
60. Fonda (10/26/1941)
61. Arnold (11/02/1941)
62. Garson (11/09/1941)
63. C. Bennett (11/16/1941)
64. Vallee (11/23/1941)
65. Leigh (11/30/1941)
66. Lupino (12/07/1941)
67. Marshall (12/14/1941)
68. Oberon (12/21/1941)
69. O'Sullivan (12/28/1941)
70. Grable (1/04/1942)
71. Brent (1/11/1942
72. Douglas (1/18/1942)
73. Pidgeon (1/25/1942)
74. Donlevy (2/01/1942)
75. Sheridan (2/08/1942)
76. Rathbone (2/15/1942)
77. Robson (2/22/1942)
78. Landis (3/01/1942)
79. McCarthy (3/08/1942)
80. Miranda (3/15/1942)
81. D. Powell (3/22/1942)
82. Darnell (3/29/1942)
83. Francis (4/05/1942)
84. Oakie (4/12/1942)
85. Payne (4/19/1942)
86. Bogart (4/26/1942)
87. McCrea (5/03/1942)
88. Fountain (5/10/1942)
89. Lake (5/17/1942)
90. Martin (5/24/1942)
91. O'Hara (5/31/1942)
92. Fields (6/07/1942)
93. Sullavan (6/14/1942)
94. Raye (6/21/1942)
95. Wayne (6/28/1942)
96. MacMurray (7/05/1942)
97. Milland (7/12/1942)
98. Brown (7/19/1942)
99. Adolphe Menjou (7/26/1942)
100. Victor Mature (8/2/1942)


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