Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #001724: DICK MILLER

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Uncommonly early inscribed blue fountain pen signature on a 4x6-inch off-white card, acquired in-person by inveterate autograph hound John Virzi in the 1960s and decorated with a small Players Directory image. In good condition. Tough-talking Bronx-born Navy man and boxer Dick Miller was hand-selected by Roger Corman to appear in a string of low-budget horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and crime flicks, including Apache Woman (1955), It Conquered the World (1956), The Oklahoma Woman (1956), Gunslinger (1956), Not of This Earth (1957), Carnival Rock (1957), Naked Paradise (1957), Sorority Girl (1957), Rock All Night (1957), The Undead (1957), War of the Satellites (1958), A Bucket of Blood (1959), The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), Atlas (1961), Premature Burial (1962), X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963), The Terror (1963), The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre (1967), The Trip (1967), and The Wild Racers (1968).  He similarly collaborated with Joe Dante on Piranha (1978), The Howling (1981), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Gremlins (1984), Explorers (1985), Innerspace (1987), Amazon Women on the Moon (1987), The 'Burbs (1989), and Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990), and worked with a variety of other directors on blood fests like Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hyde (1980), The Terminator (1984), Chopping Mall (1986), Night of the Creeps (1986), and Dead Heat (1988).