A Blog For Thelma Todd
Thelma Todd was a star of silent movies and later the talkies. She is remembered as much today for her mysterious death as she is for her films. In this blog, we take a look at Thelma Todd, her movies, and various commentaries.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Happy 4th Of July!
Happy 4th of July from:
Star of silent movies.
A star of the talkies appears as Lady Liberty in an ermine coat.
Original caption from the early 1930s: A MODERN BETSY ROSS – Thelma Todd, beautiful blonde actress in Hal Roach comedies, gives her conception of the famous lass who helped in the creation of our first flag. Photo by J. Eldee Hester.
Original caption from 1943: MINUTE “MAN” – Luscious Leslie Brooks, now starring with Linda Darnell in “City Without Men,” decided that she’d become a minute “man’ and in this garb made a whirl-wind tour of Los Angeles and nearby towns of the Treasury Department, selling war bonds. Columbia photo by Don English.
Costarred with Bela Lugosi in THE PHANTOM CREEPS, and married Joe DiMaggio in real life.
A blonde bombshell.
One of the stars who spent the most time entertaining the troops in the second World War.
Also popular in World War II.
Olga San Juan, Noel Neill, and Nancy Porter, July 4th, 1945.
I'm sure they were popular in World War II, too, but Noel Neill is better known for playing Lois Lane on television.