Thumbleweed was the town of Thimbleville's only traveling
thimble thalesman. He would thell thimbles door to
door through rain, thleet, or thnow. And on the thide,
he would thell thread. He had a theory that if could
thell a thimble, then they would buy thread. Thome
days, he would thell none, and other days, thold a
few. It was tough making a living for he and his wife,
Thea, in those early days of thelling thimbles.
a man named Isaac Thinger, the inventor of the thewing
machine using a needle came to town and bought thousands
of thimbles and thread and Theodore Thumbleweed thanked
him for his thoughtfulness.
had enough money to purthue his carrer as an entertainer.
This was thomething he had dreamed about thince he
a thmall boy. He went to the local theater and thold
them that he wanted to try out for the local production,
Thelma Thillie's Thanksgiving Dinner (A play written
by Kieto Valentino). Because he was thso thin, he
got the part of the old lady, Thelma Thillie which
the tharring role. He was ecsthatic.
was a huge thuccess. As a matter of fact, one night,
it just thso happened, there were some Hollywood producers
in the audience and approached him about being the
thar of Thelma Thillie's Thanksgiving Dinner which
they were going to make into a movie. He leaped for
joy and said yes.
and his wife Thea packed their thuitcases and moved
out to Beverly. Beverly Hills that is. Thwimmin' pools
and movie thars. Within thix months, the movie was
completed and it was the night of the premier.
and his wife, Thea, pulled up in a thretch limo and
people applauded as they thepped out onto the red
carpet. He thigned autographs and gave thome interviews.
the theatre and they noticed other movie thars were
present. Thars like Kate Thudson, Thoby Maguire, the
Olsen Thwins, Regis Thilbin, Julia Throberts and many
thimmed and the movie began. The audience laughed,
cried and in thome parts, applauded like school children
at a birthday party.
movie ended, they thood up and gave Theodore a thanding
thwenty movies in the next few years. With the millions
he made from the movies, he and his wife, Thea, thettled
in the hills overlooking Hollywood where he thspent
the rest of his life writing his memoirs.
thought, Theodore Thumbleweed named his book...
For The Thimbleries'.