The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies: Vol IX, Thelma Todd
by James R Ashley
Thelma Todd’s movie career spanned only 12 years (1924-36), during which she was in 55 films. She was a contract player during her entire career and never came close to achieving stardom. Sad to say, however, that the subject which makes her a matter of interest is her death, as she was said by some to have been murdered on the orders of none other than Lucky Luciano.