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Mike Todd (XX) (1907–1958)


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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Known For

Up in Central Park Miscellaneous Crew
(1948)
Mexican Hayride Miscellaneous Crew
(1948)
(1950)

Filmography

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 1956 Around the World in 80 Days (producer - as Michael Todd)
 1952 This Is Cinerama (Documentary) (executive producer - as Michael Todd)
 1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (producer - as Michael Todd)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Up in Central Park. Musical comedy (revival). Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields. Music by Sigmund Romberg. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Directed by John Kennedy. City Center: 19 May 1947- 31 May 1947 (16 performances). Produced by Mike Todd. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Todd

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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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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Todd twice went bankrupt, once when he filed for bankruptcy for over $1 million as a young man and his construction business (which specialized in soundproofing Hollywood sound-stages, among other lines of business) folded during the Great Depression, and the second time around 1950, when his huge gambling losses and massive debts linked to his lavish lifestyle overwhelmed him. He remained ... See more »

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