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The Resource The ice cream blonde : the whirlwind life and mysterious death of screwball comedienne Thelma Todd, Michelle Morgan

The ice cream blonde : the whirlwind life and mysterious death of screwball comedienne Thelma Todd, Michelle Morgan

Label
The ice cream blonde : the whirlwind life and mysterious death of screwball comedienne Thelma Todd
Title
The ice cream blonde
Title remainder
the whirlwind life and mysterious death of screwball comedienne Thelma Todd
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Morgan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This authoritative biography traces the life of beloved film comedienne Thelma Todd, who worked alongside the Marx Brothers, Laurel and Hardy, and dozens of others, and offers fresh evidence regarding Todd's mysterious death at age twenty-nine, arguing what many people have long suspected: that Thelma was murdered"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morgan, Michelle
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.T575
LC item number
M68 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Todd, Thelma
  • Actors
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
  • TRUE CRIME / Murder / General
Label
The ice cream blonde : the whirlwind life and mysterious death of screwball comedienne Thelma Todd, Michelle Morgan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface: The Body in the Garage -- 1. Lawrence's Lucky Girl -- 2. Bright Young Things -- 3. The Paramount School -- 4. Fascinating Youth -- 5. Welcome to Hollywood -- 6. What's Your Dream? -- 7. There's No Place Like Home -- 8. Queen of Slapstick -- 9. Alison Loyd Meets a Married Man -- 10. I Love You, I Love You Not -- 11. London Calling -- 12. Marriage Does Interfere with a Career -- 13. Castellammare -- 14. All Good Things -- 15. The Gangsters -- 16. A Change Is Coming -- 17. Farewell -- 18. The Discovery -- 19. Death According to West -- 20. The Case Is Closed -- 21. The Mysterious Sightings -- 22. The Theories -- 23. The Death of Thelma Todd -- Postscript -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Control code
1642464
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 264 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781613730386
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015029269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1642464
  • (OCoLC)907651722
Label
The ice cream blonde : the whirlwind life and mysterious death of screwball comedienne Thelma Todd, Michelle Morgan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface: The Body in the Garage -- 1. Lawrence's Lucky Girl -- 2. Bright Young Things -- 3. The Paramount School -- 4. Fascinating Youth -- 5. Welcome to Hollywood -- 6. What's Your Dream? -- 7. There's No Place Like Home -- 8. Queen of Slapstick -- 9. Alison Loyd Meets a Married Man -- 10. I Love You, I Love You Not -- 11. London Calling -- 12. Marriage Does Interfere with a Career -- 13. Castellammare -- 14. All Good Things -- 15. The Gangsters -- 16. A Change Is Coming -- 17. Farewell -- 18. The Discovery -- 19. Death According to West -- 20. The Case Is Closed -- 21. The Mysterious Sightings -- 22. The Theories -- 23. The Death of Thelma Todd -- Postscript -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Control code
1642464
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 264 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781613730386
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015029269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1642464
  • (OCoLC)907651722

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