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Description
The Tom Miller papers span the years 1961-1992 and encompass 6 linear feet. The collection includes scripts, production material, publicity material, and photographs related to Miller's work as a publicist for around three dozen films released by American International Pictures, Embassy Pictures, MGM, and others. The publicity material includes correspondence, notes, pressbook copy, and publicity releases. There is some biographical material, including drafts of his memoirs.
Background
Tom Miller was an American publicist active in film during the 1960s through 1980s. After studying English and journalism in Los Angeles in the mid-1950s, he moved to New York and became a reader and researcher for the "New Yorker Magazine." Beginning in 1962, based in New York, he worked variously as a publicist, staff writer, and trade publication and wire services contact for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, American International Pictures, and Embassy Pictures. He went on to serve as unit publicist on numerous motion picture productions until his retirement in 1991.
Extent
6 linear feet of papers. 4 linear feet of photographs.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.