Title:  Korean Film Series (2nd Issue)
Stamp Serial#
2653 
KPC#
C-2082 
Scott#
2297c ssm 
Date of Issue
10/27/2008 
Quantity
560,000 
Denomination
250 won 
Design
The Wedding Day 
Source
Korean Film Archive 
Designer
Roh, Jung-hwa 
Image Area
40mm x 30mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
4 x 4 
Paper
White unwatermarked 
Printing process
and colors
Offset, six colors 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
Comprising the second installment of the Korean Film Series (2nd), four representative movies produced after Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule until the 1960s are introduced.

The Wedding Day (Sijibganeun nal)
Adapted from Oh Young-Jin's drama "Happy Event of Scholar Maeng", this movie satirizes the entrenched stratification of society and old fashioned marriage system of that time. Hearing a rumor that the minister's son is lame, scholar Maeng gives in marriage not his daughter but her maid. By receiving the Best Comedy at the 4th Asian Film Festival, this movie became the first Korean movie to receive an award in any overseas film festival. Directed by Lee Byung-il, this film has as its actors Jo Mi-Ryeong, Kim Seung-Ho, Choi Hyeon, etc. It was produced in 1956 by Donga Film Co. Ltd.