Blanchette Dumond, aka Madame Lefresne
(as Theodosia Goodman)
The Blue Flame. Melodrama. Written by George V. Hobart
and John Willard
. Based on the play by Leta Vance Nicholson. Shubert Theatre: 15 Mar 1920- Apr 1920 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: Theda Bara
(as "Ruth Gordon") [final Broadway role], Joseph Buckley (as "Barnes"), Helen Curry (as "Cicely Varnum"), Alan Dinehart
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Theo DeCoppet | Theodosia Goodman
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
I started out as a star and remained a star.
Pictured on one of ten 29¢ US commemorative postage stamps celebrating stars of the silent screen, issued 27 April 1994. Designed by caricaturist Al Hirschfeld
, this set of stamps also honored Rudolph Valentino
, Clara Bow
, Charles Chaplin
, Lon Chaney
, John Gilbert
, Zasu Pitts
, Harold Lloyd
, Buster Keaton
, and the Keystone Kops.
She often played the role of a sexy, foul tempress whose beauty and dangerous allure led good-hearted men to their doom.