31 December 2019

Happy New Year!

All the best for 2020! Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!, as we say in Dutch. Thanks for your friendship in 2019. Special thanks to Ivo, Carla, Marlene, Beth, Didier, Daniël and Egbert, for sharing their postcards and thoughts with EFSP. I hope to meet you all here again in 2020!

Linda Cristal
Linda Cristal. Spanish postcard by Archivo Bermejo, no. C-35. Photo: Universal International.

Lucia Bosé
Lucia Bosé. Italian postcard by Italfoto, Terni. Photo: Vedeo. 'Buon natale' on the calendar is Italian for 'Merry Christmas'. But is the year 1952 or 1958?

Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda. French postcard by EDUG, no. 377. Photo: Sam Levin.

Dickie Moore RIP (1925-2015)
Our Gang. Dutch postcard. Photo: a publicity shot of the Little Rascals a.k.a. Our Gang with Dickie Moore in the middle. Caption: "Gelukkig Nieuwjaar" (Happy New Year).

Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman. Dutch postcard. Sent by mail in 1950. Caption: "Gelukkig Nieuwjaar".

Renate Müller, Happy New Year!
Renate Müller. German postcard by Ross Verlag, no. 8243/2, 1933-1934. Photo: Ufa.

Margareta Pislaru. Merry Christmas!
Margareta Pislaru. Romanian postcard by Casa Filmului Acin.

Czech postcard by Orbis, no. D107-7. Photo: publicity still for Špalíček/The Czech Year (Jiri Trnka 1947). Caption: radostne vanoce a mnoho uspechu v novem roce (Merry Christmas and Happy New Year).

Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!
Dutch postcard by L. & B. -B. Sent by mail in 1925.

And finally: we had another record number of visitors: EFSP counted more than 200,000 visits in December 2019! Amazing! Thank you so much for visiting us. Ivo and I appreciate it and your interest motivates us to continue this blog in 2020. So, dank jullie wel and best wishes for 2020!


ONeal said...


Bunched Undies said...

Happy 2013 to you and yours Bob! Your blog is always a pleasure

Pop9 said...

Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!

Beth Niquette said...

Awwww.... Thank you! And a happy New Year to you and your family, my Friend. <3 I love your blog. I learn something new every time!

Egbert Barten said...

Happy new year! And thanks for sharing all the wonderful postcards and comments