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Hedy Lamarr Overview:

Legendary actress, Hedy Lamarr, was born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler on Nov 9, 1913 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]. Lamarr died at the age of 86 on Jan 19, 2000 in Orlando, FL and was cremated and her ashes scattered in Wienerwald Forest near Vienna Austria.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Lamarr was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Bombshell: The Story

By Christy Putnam on Oct 9, 2017 From Christy Putnam

The new documentary, Bombshell: The Story, had its Texas premiere at the Dallas Docfest, held this weekend from Thursday, October 5, to Sunday, October 8, at the Studio Movie Grill. Director Alexandra Dean attended the screening and participated in a Q & A before the film on Friday e... Read full article


Beautiful: The Life of

on May 8, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

When I started reading Stephen Michael Shearer’s biography, Beautiful, on actress I had no idea a documentary about the raven-haired starlet was being produced. Bombshell: The Life of recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival to great reviews and I can’t wai... Read full article


Film Marathon

By Judy on Mar 10, 2016 From Movie Classics

This posting is my contribution to the Marathon Stars Blogathon hosted by Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema and Crystal at The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood blogs. Please do visit and read the other postings! The challenge for the Marathon Stars Blogathon was to watch 5 films featuring ... Read full article


Lady of the Tropics (1939) with Robert Taylor and

By Orson DeWelles on Feb 18, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! set the world aflame with her beauty in Algiers! Now you see her in the arms of a dashing Bob Taylor! Second time’s the charm, right? Or is that supposed to be the third time? In any case, after ’s American debut in Algiers, MGM was eager to get her into another ve... Read full article


The Amazing Mind of Bombshell

By Judy on Nov 9, 2015 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

Many of you vaguely know her name from the Blazing Saddles spoof of it. (Remember Hedley, played by Harvey Korman?) Others may remember that she made a scandalous entry into film, or that she  simply had one of the loveliest faces ever to appear on screen. But today Google Doodle is celebrating the ... Read full article


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Hedy Lamarr Quotes:

Barton Kendrick: Well what are we going to do?
Johnny Jones: We are going to take what's left to us. Why we haven't even a minute to waste on being sad. Come on. Let's hurry.
Barton Kendrick: Well where should we go?
Johnny Jones: Oh I don't care. Just so there are people and music and we can be gay.


Madeleine Damien: I didn't hire you to gossip about my personal life.


Madeleine Damien: I wasn't very polite, was I.


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Hedy Lamarr Facts
During her marriage to screenwriter Gene Markey, the two adopted a son, James. She soon after gave birth to two children, Denise Hedy and Antony, while married to actor John Loder.

The mansion used in The Sound of Music (1965) belonged to her at the time.

Was cast in the picture Picture Mommy Dead (1966), but fired on February 3, 1966, when she didn't show up for the first day of shooting.

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