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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

Mexican Hayride Miscellaneous Crew
(1948)
Up in Central Park 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Producer of a operetta/musical, "The Hot Mikado", with Bill Robinson, on Broadway, 1939. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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.

Trivia:

Killed, along with journalist Art Cohn, when his private plane went down in a blizzard just outside of Albequerque, New Mexico. The plane's ironic name was "The Lucky Liz". See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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