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White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd

White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd is a 1991 television film in the biographical film genre, based on the life of Hollywood comedic actress Thelma Todd, whose 1935 death was officially ruled accidental but has always been controversial. Directed by Paul Wendkos, the film stars Loni Anderson as Todd, Maryedith Burrell, Robert Davi, Paul Dooley, Linda Kelsey, and John O'Hurley.

White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd
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GenreDrama
Written byAndy Edmonds (book)
Robert E. Thompson (story)
Directed byPaul Wendkos
StarringLoni Anderson
Music byMark Snow
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)Robert M. Sertner
Frank von Zerneck
Doris Keating (co-executive producer)
Mace Neufeld (co-executive producer)
Producer(s)Julie Anne Weitz
Gregory Prange
Randy Sutter (associate producer)
Production location(s)Los Angeles City Hall
CinematographyChuck Arnold
Editor(s)Stephen Adrianson
Michael J. Sheridan
Running time94 minutes
Production company(s)Neufeld-Keating Productions
Sandyhook Productions (as Sandy Hook Productions)
Von Zerneck Sertner Films
DistributorNBC
Release
Original networkNBC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseMay 5, 1991

Working titles for the film were The Thelma Todd Story and Hot Toddy, Todd's nickname during her career.

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The film was released by itself, and as a "double feature" with another Loni Anderson TV movie The Jayne Mansfield Story, starring Anderson in the title role.

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