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Thelma Todd Overview:

Legendary actress, Thelma Todd, was born on Jul 29, 1906 in Lawrence, MA. Todd died at the age of 29 on Dec 16, 1935 in Pacific Palisades, CA .

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Todd was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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& Zasu Pitts: The Hal Roach Collection 1931-33

By Dan Day Jr. on Nov 4, 2018 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

This summer Classic Flix released the entire series of -Patsy Kelly short subject comedies on DVD, and now the Sprocket Vault brings us the complete -Zasu Pitts series on DVD as well. The Todd/Pitts/Kelly comedies, produced at the Hal Roach Studios, are now finally all availabl... Read full article


The Complete Hal Roach Patsy Kelly Comedy Collection

By Dan Day Jr. on Jul 19, 2018 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

I've been waiting years for any of the /Zasu Pitts/Patsy Kelly comedy short subjects to be officially released on home video. Finally there's some light at the end of the tunnel. ClassicFlix has released all 21 of the /Patsy Kelly shorts as a DVD set, and the /Zasu P... Read full article


TRAGIC STARS:

By FlickChick on Nov 23, 2015 From A Person in the Dark

The death of fun-loving and beautiful was one of Hollywood's most tragic deaths. Beautiful She was a smart, beautiful movie star. She was loved by her public and by many men. Yet, somehow, never seemed to be able to grab and hold that brass ring. Something alw... Read full article


The Ice Cream Blonde: The Whirlwind Life and Mysterious Death of Screwball Comedienne

on Nov 23, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

Author Michelle Morgan’s proved her mettle writing about tragic blondes before; I reviewed her highly intriguing biography of Marilyn Monroe a few years back. When Morgan announced her plans to write a book on I waited with bated breath. Probably, and unfortunately, more remembered... Read full article


Book Review--The Ice Cream Blonde: The Whirlwind Life and Mysterious Death of Screwball Comedienne

By KC on Oct 28, 2015 From Classic Movies

The Ice Cream Blonde: The Whirlwind Life and Mysterious Death of Screwball Comedienne Chicago Review Press Michelle Morgan, 2015 Available November 1 It's always complicated to explore the lives of stars who die young. For all they had to offer the world, actresses like Sharon Tate, Jea... Read full article


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Thelma Todd Facts
Her dad was John Todd.

Profiled in book "Funny Ladies" by Stephen Silverman. [1999]

Interred at Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, Section 19, Lot 5548.

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