MEL WELLES (1924 – 2005) signed 8″ x 10″ repro still from The Little Shop of Horrors in black felt tip pen : “Gil ! / Enjoy ! / Mel Welles” .
Mel Welles was a American actor, writer and director, with over 100 IMDB-credits : Abbott and Costello meet the Mummy (1955), The Undead (1957 – directed by Roger Corman), The Little Shop of Horrors (1960 – directed by Roger Corman), The She Beast (1966 – starring Barbara Steele), Lady Frankenstein (1971 – director) , etc.
This signed repro-still comes from the collection of Gil Lane-Young, one of the founders of the Manchester Festival of Fantastic Films. Many actors and directors attended the annual conventions, so Gil collected autographs from all of them. Many were inscribed to him, including this one.
Very fine condition