Bold signature, “Thank you/Beah Richards,” in black felt tip ink on a 6×4 orange index card.  Very fine condition.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in January 1973.  John Verzi collection.  The affecting African-American stage, screen and television actress appeared in such films as In the Heat of the Night (1967) and The Great White Hope (1970), and won an Oscar nomination for her performance in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967).  Scarce.