Tag: Hedy Lamarr

Calling Hedy Lamarr: Inventor, Glamour Goddess, and Hollywood Icon – Part 2

Calling Hedy Lamarr: Inventor, Glamour Goddess, and Hollywood Icon – Part 2

November 28, 2017 | By

Review of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017), the 3rd and likely final chronicle of the actress / inventor, now screening at Toronto’s Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema.

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Film: Bombshell – The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

Film: Bombshell – The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

November 28, 2017 | By

With a third documentary on the famous Hollywood icon now in release, the question is What new information could there be, since Calling Hedy Lamarr (2004) and Hedy Lamarr: Secrets of a Hollywood Star (2006) both presented a wealth of information using very different approaches…

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Calling Hedy Lamarr: Inventor, Glamour Goddess, and Hollywood Icon – Part 1

Calling Hedy Lamarr: Inventor, Glamour Goddess, and Hollywood Icon – Part 1

February 8, 2017 | By

Reviews of two docs on legendary Hollywood beauty Hedy Lamarr and her discrete activities as an influential inventor: Calling Hedy Lamarr (2004) + Hedy Lamarr: Secrets of a Hollywood Star (2006).

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Film: Calling Hedy Lamarr (2004)

Film: Calling Hedy Lamarr (2004)

February 8, 2017 | By

Georg Misch’s 2004 documentary is built around the revelation of the famous actress’ co-creation of spread spectrum frequency hopping, an alternating frequency system designed & patented during WWII to ensure radio-controlled torpedoes couldn’t be jammed by the Nazis…

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DVD: Hedy Lamarr – Secrets of a Hollywood Star (2006)

DVD: Hedy Lamarr – Secrets of a Hollywood Star (2006)

February 8, 2017 | By

Produced 5 years after her death in 2000, this expose of Hollywood glamour goddess Hedy Lamarr draws primarily from a 1970 interview with a German TV crew and interviews with surviving friends and colleagues to peel back the myth of the actress being nothing more than a silver screen beauty…

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Film: Strange Woman, The (1946)

Film: Strange Woman, The (1946)

June 1, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / S . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer:  n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a / Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Drama / Film Noir Synopsis: After marrying the town’s industrialist, a wayward woman begins to eye younger men within her social circle. Special Features: n/a . . Review: Best-known […]

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