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Hedy Lamarr (Gaines, Ann. Inventores Famosos.)

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Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts, Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology, Biography & Autobiography - General, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography, 1915-, Biography, Inventors, Juvenile literature, Lamarr, Hedy,, Motion picture actors and actr, Motion picture actors and actresses, Spread spectrum communications, United States, Children: Grade
ContributionsEida De LA Vega (Translator)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL12365833M
ISBN 101589521765
ISBN 139781589521766

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Hedy Lamarr, the woman many critics and fans alike regard as the most beautiful ever to appear in films, was born Hedwig Eva Kiesler in Vienna, Austria.

She was the daughter of Gertrud (Lichtwitz), from Budapest, and Emil Kiesler, a banker from Lember (now known as Lviv). Her parents were both from Jewish families. The fictionalized biography What Almost Happened to Hedy Lamarr:written by the actress's alleged friend, Devra Z. Hill, with contributions by Jody Babydol Gibson, tells of a Hollywood actress named Hedy Lamarr whose career is apparently best summarized by detailed accounts of her sexual romps and power-hungry manipulations.

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Her Brand: University Press of Kentucky. 'Most Beautiful Woman' By Day, Inventor By Night One of the biggest actresses of MGM's Golden Age, also lived a quiet life as an inventor. During World War II, Hedy Lamarr invented a form of.

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Austrian-born American actress Hedy Lamarr (–) was among the leading screen sirens of Hollywood in the s. Her life was an eventful one that involved six marriages, a groundbreaking electronic invention, and several cinematic milestones.

Lamarr was born Hedwig Kiesler in Vienna, Austria, on November 9, Hedy Lamarr's life was punctuated by salacious rumors and public scandal, but it was her stunning looks and classic Hollywood glamour that continuously captivated audiences.

Born Hedwig Kiesler, she escaped an unhappy marriage with arms dealer Fritz Mandl in Austria to try her luck in Hollywood, where her striking appearance made her a screen. The Surprising Story of Hedy Lamarr, "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World"As a teenage actress in s Austria, performing on the stage and in film in light comedies and musicals, Hedy Kiesler, with her exotic beauty, was heralded across Europe by her mentor, Max Reinhardt.

However, it was her nude scene, and surprising dramatic ability, in Ecstasy that 5/5(1). Thank This World War II-Era Film Star for Your Wi-Fi As the National Portrait Gallery acquires a film poster of Hedy Lamarr, it’s worth Author: Alice George.

will be down until further notice for maintenance and domain transfer. Sorry for the inconvenience!Followers: K. Dubbed “The Most Beautiful Woman in Films” in the s, actress, art connoisseur and inventor of radio guided torpedoes during World War 2, Hedy Lamarr has an impressive resume.

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Richard Rhodes’s new book, “Hedy’s Folly,” traces how the glamorous actress Hedy Lamarr and the avant-garde composer George Antheil came to devise a remote-controlled torpedo during World.Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story Critics Consensus.

Inspiring and tragic, Bombshell is a bittersweet celebration and reclamation of Hedy Lemarr's journey from Hollywood legend to technology genius%. Rhodes is an author best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning work on the making of the atomic bomb - but his most recent book about Hedy .