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Michael Todd (I) (1909–1958)


Film producer Michael Todd was one of the major contributors to technical innovation in the film industry in the 1950s. Having worked with Fred Waller and Cinerama, he got tired of the three-panel format, left the company and tried to find the process for making "Cinerama coming from one hole". He joined forces with the American Optical Co. and ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1952 This Is Cinerama (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (producer)
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Other Works:

Catherine Was Great (1944). Written by Mae West. Choreographed by Margaret Sande. Directed by Roy Hargrave. Shubert Theatre (moved to The Royale Theatre on 2 Dec 1944 to close): 2 Aug 1944- 13 Jan 1945 (191 performances). Cast: Reginald Allen (as "Usher"), George Anderson (as "Guard"), Joel Ashley (as "Corporal Joe/Prince ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

I've never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation.

Trivia:

He was preparing a lavish film version of "Don Quixote" at the time of his death. Todd's version was never made. See more »

Nickname:

Mike Todd

Star Sign:

Cancer

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