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Hedy Lamarr

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Hedy Lamarr

Austrian-American actress, celebrated for her great beauty, who was a major contract star of MGM's [GUI]Golden Age. [GUI] When she worked with Max Reinhardt in Berlin, he called her the [GUI]most beautiful woman in Europe[GUI] due to her [GUI]strikingly dark exotic looks,[GUI] a sentiment widely shared by her audiences and critics add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1913.

Countries: United States (59%), Austria (9%), France (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Lana Turner, Judy Garland, James Stewart

Linked to: The New York Times, Boeing, Discovery Channel, Electronic Frontier Foundation

 

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Hedy Lamarr was born in 1913 add something


1924

Avant garde composer George Antheil, a son of German immigrants and neighbor of Lamarr, had experimented with automated control of musical instruments, including his music for "Ballet Mécanique", originally written for Fernand Léger's 1924 abstract film add something


1926

Known as "the "Ecstasy" lady," after hiring her, he insisted that she changed her name to Hedy Lamarr, choosing the surname in homage to a beautiful film star of the silent era, Barbara La Marr, who had died in 1926 from tuberculosis add something


1928

A. Ronald Button - In 1928, he began to practice in Hollywood, where he had a number of celebrity clients, including Hedy Lamarr and Thelma Todd


1930

Zvonimir Rogoz - He appeared in many Czechoslovak films of the 1930s, but the best known of them all was the 1933 erotic drama "Ecstasy", featuring Hedy Lamarr, who shocked the public by appearing nude


1933

In early 1933 Lamarr starred in Gustav Machatý's movie, "Ecstasy", , which was filmed in Prague , Czechoslovakia add something

 

The 19-year old Lamarr had married Mandl, a man 13 years her senior on August 10, 1933 add something

 

Friedrich Mandl - From 1933 to 1937, Mandl was married to Jewish actress "Hedy" Kiesler, who would later become known as Hedy Lamarr in Hollywood

 

Laszlo Willinger - He left Berlin in 1933 when Adolf Hitler became Chancellor, settling and working in Vienna where he began to photograph such celebrities as Marlene Dietrich, Hedy Lamarr, Pietro_Mascagni, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and Max Reinhardt


1938

Pepe le Moko - The film was remade in America in 1938 as "Algiers", starring Hedy Lamarr and Charles Boyer, and again in 1948 as "Casbah", a musical starring Tony Martin, Märta Torén, Yvonne de Carlo, and Peter Lorre


1940

I make tiffin for you-" Lamarr made 18 films from 1940 to 1949 even though she had two children during that time add something


1941

In 1941, Lamarr was cast alongside two other Hollywood stars, Lana Turner and Judy Garland in the musical extravaganza "Ziegfeld Girl" add something

 

Lamarr took her idea to Antheil and together, Antheil and Lamarr submitted the idea of a "secret communication system" in June 1941 add something

 

Ziegfeld Follies - In 1941 M-G-M released "Ziegfeld Girl", starring Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, James_Stewart and Tony Martin which was set in the 1920s

 

The Great Ziegfeld - In 1941, Metro-Goldwyn-May 1936 er produced a sequel entitled "Ziegfeld Girl", starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner, which recycled some film from "The Great Ziegfeld"

 

The Great Ziegfeld - MGM made two more "Ziegfeld" films - one entitled "Ziegfeld Girl" , starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner, which recycled some film from "The Great Ziegfeld", and in 1946, "Ziegfeld Follies" by Vincente Minnelli


1942

She was briefly engaged to German actor Fred Doederlein, and later to actor George Montgomery in 1942 add something


1944

James Craig (actor) - In 1944, he co-starred with William Powell and Hedy Lamarr in "The Heavenly Body"


1945

After leaving MGM in 1945, she enjoyed her biggest success as Delilah in Cecil B. DeMille's "Samson and Delilah", the highest-grossing film of 1949, with Victor Mature as the Biblical strongman add something


1947

Elois Jenssen - She began her film career as an assistant costume designer in Hunt Stromberg's production company and received her first screen credit designing Hedy Lamarr's gowns for "Dishonored Lady" in 1947


1950

She appeared only sporadically in films after 1950, one of her last roles being that of Joan of Arc in Irwin Allen's critically panned epic "The Story of Mankind" add something


1953

Lamarr became a naturalized citizen of the United States on April 10, 1953 add something


1958

Gene Tierney - In 1958, Tierney met Texas oil baron W. Howard Lee, who was married to Hedy Lamarr from 1953 to 1960


1962

The idea was not implemented in the USA until 1962, when it was used by U.S. military ships during a blockade of Cuba after the patent had expired add something


1966

In 1966, Lamarr was arrested for shoplifting in Los Angeles add something


1970

The 1970s were a decade of increasing seclusion for Lamarr add something


1981

Tired of the life of a celebrity and with her eyesight failing, Lamarr retreated from public life and settled in Miami Beach, Florida, in 1981 add something


1996

The picture won CorelDRAW's yearly software suite cover design contest in 1996 add something


1997

For several years beginning in 1997, the boxes of CorelDRAW's software suites were graced by a large Corel-drawn image of Hedy Lamarr add something

 

Perhaps owing to this lag in development, the patent was little-known until 1997, when the Electronic Frontier Foundation gave Lamarr an award for this contribution add something


1998

It is reported that, in 1998, Ottawa wireless technology developer Wi-LAN, Inc. "acquired a 49 percent claim to the patent from Lamarr for an undisclosed amount of stock" , although expired patents have no economic value add something

 

The parties reached an undisclosed settlement in 1998 add something


Hedy Lamarr died in 2000 add something

 

Lamarr died in Casselberry, Florida, on January 19, 2000, aged 86, from natural causes add something


2003

In 2003, the Boeing corporation ran a series of recruitment ads featuring Hedy Lamarr as a woman of science add something


2008

The play was written and staged by Elyse Singer in 2008, and the script won a prize for best new play about science and technology from STAGE add something


2011

Richard Rhodes - Rhodes's latest book was published in November 2011 and deals with the life and work of the Hollywood actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr


2012

According to actress Anne Hathaway, the portrayal of Catwoman in the 2012 Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" was based on Hedy Lamarr add something


2014

Edition Filmmuseum.com; accessed 3 May 2014 add something


2015

On 9 November 2015, the 101st anniversary of her birth, Google paid tribute to Hedy Lamarr's work in film and her contributions to scientific advancement with an animated Google Doodle add something


2017

In 2017, "Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story", produced by Susan Sarandon, a documentary about Lamarr's career as an actress and later as an inventor, will premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival add something

 

It will be released in theaters November 24, 2017 and air on PBS American Masters in 2018 add something


2018

In the time-travel drama, she aids characters from 2018 in 1941, and their advice to retain the rights to her patent results in her becoming a tech billionaire add something