ALEXANDRA DEAN

BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

Icon. Immigrant. Inventor.
2017 · 86 mins · Documentary
What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII. Weaving interviews and clips with never-before-heard audio tapes of Hedy speaking on the record about her incredible life, BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY brings to light the story of an unusual and accomplished woman,...

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII. Weaving interviews and clips with never-before-heard audio tapes of Hedy speaking on the record about her incredible life, BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY brings to light the story of an unusual and accomplished woman, spurned as too beautiful to be smart, but a role model to this day.

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★★★★★ "Extraordinary." THE GUARDIAN

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA9268
Languages
English
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
16:9

Directed by

Alexandra Dean

Featuring

Mel Brooks, Peter Bogdanovich, Hedy Lamarr, Diane Kruger