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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:

As the Girls Go (1948). Musical comedy. Music by Jimmy McHugh. Lyrics by Harold Adamson. Book by William Roos. Vocal Director: Hugh Martin. Music arranged by Hugh Martin. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal. Conducted by Max Meth. Music Contractor: Jack Saunders. Choreographed by Hermes Pan. Directed by Howard Bay. Winter Garden ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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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.

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Co-developed the Todd A-O sound system. See more »

Nickname:

Mike Todd

Star Sign:

Cancer

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