Thelma Todd overall Framed size is 13″ x 17″. Signature card is 1.5″ x 2.75″ and the ORIGINAL Trading Card is 2″ x 2.5″.
Thelma Alice Todd ( 1906-1935) was an American actress and businesswoman often referred to by the nickname “The Ice Cream Blonde”, as well as “Hot Toddy”. Appearing in around 120 feature films and shorts between 1926 and 1935, she is best remembered for her comedic roles opposite ZaSu Pitts and in films such as Marx Brothers’ Monkey Business and Horse Feathers and a number of Charley Chase’s short comedies. She co-starred with Buster Keaton and Jimmy Durante in Speak Easily. She also had roles in several Wheeler and Woolsey and Laurel and Hardy films, the last of which featured her in a part that was truncated by her suspicious death in 1935 at the age of 29.