Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Beauty & Fashion, Biography, Film & Television History, Inventions & Innovations  |   Release Date - Apr 23, 2017 (USA - Unknown), Nov 24, 2017 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by Jack Rodgers

This profile of 1940s movie star Hedy Lamarr sheds light on a mostly forgotten aspect of her life: her work as a trailblazing inventor. Lamarr developed an advanced communication system for the U.S. Navy in order to help defeat the Nazis; decades later, her innovations are still being used in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Directed by Alexandra Dean.



actress, cryptography, Hollywood, intelligence [knowledge], invention, patent