Arts & Entertainment
The performers and productions honored on stamps have delighted millions of people all over the world. The "show biz" stamps in this gallery remind us of personal experiences that have made us laugh, made us cry, made us hum... and made us think. We, and generations to come, will continue to enjoy these compositions and performances, thanks in no small part to the marvels of modern media.

This all-star cast represents almost a century's worth of creative expression and technical innovation – on stage and screen, in recording studio and concert hall. And what a wild ride it has been! From silent films to the animated dinosaurs of Jurassic Park, this category is full of trailblazing "firsts": the first cartoon released with synchronized sound; the first jazz band to play at Carnegie Hall; the first African American to win an Academy Award.

American culture is one of our most enduring exports. In this section, you can see art for stamps honoring three movies that have given audiences on every continent a vivid sense of the Old South, the Wild West, the plains of Kansas, and the towers of Oz.
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