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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2018)

Documentary, Biography, History 1h 29m

Aroview: A revelatory and entertaining portrait of enigmatic Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr, whose ravishing beauty consistently belied her brilliant mind, throughout a fascinating and varied career.

Hedy Lamarr, the screen siren who was called “the most beautiful woman in the world” and starred alongside Hollywood giants like Spencer Tracy, Jimmy Stewart and Clark Gable, invented a wireless form of communication called “frequency hopping” that revolutionized mobile communications all over the world, a feat that would directly lead to the creation of secure communications for wireless phones, Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi technology itself.

“Recognition (and compensation) proved elusive in Lamarr’s lifetime, but in this marvelous documentary, a brilliant woman — “I’m a very simple, complicated person” — finally gets her due. ” ~ Chuck Wilson, Village Voice.

Director

Alexandra Dean

Languages

English, German

Country

USA

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