Produced by Susan Sarandon, Michael Kantor and Regina Scully, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story finally gives Hedy the voice denied to her by Hollywood. Experience Hedy Lemarr in her own words and discover the magnificent woman that is finally getting the credit she truly deserves as an icon and inventor, when Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story releases on DVD courtesy of Dogwoof this month.
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Typecast in roles that showcased her pungent sex appeal and exotic allure, and unable to escape the notoriety that came from an early risqué performance in Ecstasy, Hedy Lamarr’s studio-endorsed public persona gave little hint of her other life as a fiercely intelligent amateur scientist and inventor. By Pamela Hutchinson.
+ The fortunes of war
Hedy Lamarr was not the only smart, ambitious woman in Hollywood in the 40s – and for many women behind the camera, the war years brought exciting opportunities. By Christina Newland.