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Collection of six original photograph of Joan Blondell and Mike Todd

Collection of six original photograph of Joan Blondell and Mike Todd

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Collection of six original photograph of Joan Blondell and Mike Todd

by Joan Blondell, Mike Todd (subjects); Leo Friedman (photographer)

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N.p.: N.p., 1948. Collection of six vintage photographs of actress Joan Blondell and her husband, theater and film producer, Mike Todd, circa 1948. Two of the photographs, of Blondell and Todd at their estate in Westchester County, New York, have photographer Leo Friedman's stamp on the versos.

Blondell and Todd were married in 1947, Blondell's third and final marriage, and Todd's second, in a famously tempestuous and short-lived relationship. During the marriage Todd went through a well publicized bankruptcy, having lost hundreds of thousands of dollars to gambling, and was accused by Blondell of holding her by the ankles outside of a hotel window. The marriage ended in an acrimonious divorce in 1950. In 1957 Todd married Elizabeth Taylor, and died in a plane crash the following year, the only one of eight marriages of Taylor's that did not end in divorce.

Four 8 x 10 inches, and one 5 x 7 inches. Very Good plus to Near Fine, three with light creasing overall, and one with pinholes in the margins.

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Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
157001
Title
Collection of six original photograph of Joan Blondell and Mike Todd
Author
Joan Blondell, Mike Todd (subjects); Leo Friedman (photographer)
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
N.p.
Place of Publication
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Date Published
1948
Keywords
Film Still Photographs | Photographs | Actors | Pre-Code Film | Press Photographs
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Film Still Photographs; Photographs; Pre-Code Film; Actors; Press Photographs;

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