Category Archives: Thelma Todd

Amazing Predictions for 1961!

         hile the rest of the news business spends the final days of December looking back at the major events of the year, the Daily Mirror is peering forward, and for us at least, the future is … Continue reading

Posted in 1930, 1960, 1980, Another Good Story Ruined, Countdown to Watts, Crime and Courts, Film, Hollywood, Matt Weinstock, Paul Coates, Thelma Todd, Tom Treanor, Weblogs | 6 Comments

Thelma Todd’s Wardrobe sold for $229

      Los Angeles Times file photo       Oct. 12, 1936: Thelma Todd’s 40 dresses, 57 pairs of gloves, 13 hats, 36 pairs of shoes, 35 bags and other items were sold to dress shop owner Blanche … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo

        Los Angeles Times file photo       March 28, 1936: The mayor of Ogden, Utah, says he may reopen the investigation of Thelma Todd’s death based on a tip from an informant who overheard a … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Hollywood, Suicide, Thelma Todd | 7 Comments

Movieland Mystery Photo — Updated

      Los Angeles Times file photo   Update: This is Thelma Todd and Antonio Moreno. Although there's no further caption information on the back of the print, I believe it's from "Bohemian Girl," as Mary Mallory says.  Please … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo

        Los Angeles Times file photo   Jan. 17-19 1936: The foreman of the Los Angeles County Grand Jury says the case of Thelma Todd is still open despite the autopsy surgeon's finding that death was caused … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Updated

      Los Angeles Times file photo   Update: This is Thelma Todd and Inez Courtney in a photo stamped Nov. 7, 1932.     Jan. 4-11, 1936: If you’re sick of the Thelma Todd case by now, you … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Updated

         Los Angeles Times file photo   Update: Mrs. Wallace Ford and her brother George Baker arrive to testify about the Thelma Todd case. "Mrs. Ford said Miss Todd telephoned she was coming to a party at … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Update

        Los Angeles Times file photo   Update: This is Thelma Todd giving a surprise birthday party for Patsy Kelly on the set of "Sing, Sister, Sing." "Because of Patsy's particular fondness for condiments and sauces, Thelma … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Update

      Photograph by the Los Angeles Times   Update: Chauffeur Ernest Peters, left, talks to Sid Grauman. Please congratulate Mary Mallory and Mike Hawks for identifying Grauman!         Photograph by the Los Angeles Times   … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Updated

        Los Angeles Times file photo   Update: This is Charley Chase and Thelma Todd in a photo by Agnes O'Malley. Please congratulate Mary Mallory, Mike Hawks, Cold in Phoenix and Brent Walker for identifying them!   … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Updated

        Los Angeles Times file photo   Update: Roland West, Alice Todd, center, and May Whitehead enter the church at Forest Lawn for Thelma Todd's funeral.     Dec. 19, 1935: A "swarthy man" always seems to … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Updated II

      Photograph by the Los Angeles Times   Update: And here’s a mystery photo!  Update II: This is Zasu Pitts and John E. Woodall. Please congratulate Mary Mallory, Karen and Dennis Gilliam for identifying our mystery couple and … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo

         Los Angeles Times file photo    Dec. 17, 1935: The finding by autopsy surgeons last night of evidence that monoxide gas poisoning caused the death of Thelma Todd, blonde motion picture actress whose body was found … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo — Updated

      Los Angeles Times file photo       Update: Our mystery guest in this photo, published in The Times on Oct. 30, 1927, is former mystery guest Josephine Dunn. Please congratulate Mary Mallory for identifying her! I … Continue reading

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