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)
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[on husband Charles Brabin] His mental brilliance was not the first attractive quality I noticed about him. It was the way he walked. Like an Indian, Or, as if he wore seven-league boots. He stalked in and in two strides crossed the room. It still fascinates me to sit and watch him approach me.
Almost all of her forty films have been lost (only three survive, as well as a handful of fragments as of 2009), giving her perhaps the highest percentage of lost work for somebody with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She often played the role of a sexy, foul tempress whose beauty and dangerous allure led good-hearted men to their doom.