Michael Todd, RIP
Above, on his way to a Friars' Club roast in New York, producer Michael Todd, writer Art Cohn, and pilots William S. Verner and Tom Barkley are killed when Todd's Lockheed Lodestar crashes in bad weather in New Mexico. Below, Todd and his wife, Elizabeth Taylor, after he won an Academy Award for best picture for "Around the World in 80 Days."
Michael Todd and Elizabeth Taylor in a photo dated Nov. 27, 1957.
Photograph by R.L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times