BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

This great documentary celebrates the glamorous Hollywood symbol and splendid specialist whose notable work prompted Bluetooth and wifi.

There can scarcely be any progressively phenomenal story from the Hollywood brilliant age than that of Hedy Lamarr; an extremely lovely star with a moderate acting ability yet an untutored brightness in science and building that ought to at this point be getting her contrasted with Nikola Tesla, or possibly a dismissed female researcher like Rosalind Franklin. Her disaster was that she was in an inappropriate business, exactly that business that advances excellence over minds – the film business.

What do the most absolutely delightful entertainer of the 1930s and 40s and the creator whose ideas were the premise of mobile phone and Bluetooth innovation share practically speaking? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the charm symbol whose beguiling appearance was the motivation for Snow White and Cat Woman, and a mechanical pioneer who idealized a protected radio direction framework for Allied torpedoes during WWII.

Weaving meetings and clasps with at no other time heard sound tapes of Hedy talking on the record about her inconceivable life—from her beginnings as an Austrian Jewish emigre to her outrageous bare scene in the 1933 film Ecstasy to her sparkling Hollywood life to her weighty, however, totally uncredited creations to her last years when she turned into a loner, devastated and nearly overlooked—BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY uncovers the narrative of an uncommon and achieved lady, rejected as too delightful to ever be keen, yet a good example right up ’til today.

BOMBSHELL opened in theaters on November 24, 2017.

For promotional materials click here.

Read an article on the film in Vanity Fair.

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Filmmaker

Alexandra Dean

Alexandra Dean is an Emmy award-winning journalist and producer. 

Written and Directed by
Alexandra Dean

Produced by
Adam Haggiag
Alexandra Dean 
Katherine Drew

Executive Producers
Susan Sarandon
Regina K. Scully
Michael Kantor

Co-producers
Dan Braun
David Koh

Edited by
Alexandra Dean
Penelope Falk
Lindy Jankura

Director of Photography
Buddy Squires, ASC

Music Supervision
Raife Burchell
Karl Westman

Scored by
Jeremy Bullock
Keegan Dewitt

Supervising Producer
Junko Tsunashima

Series Producer
Julie Sacks

A production of Reframed Pictures
and American Masters Pictures
in association with
Submarine Entertainment, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Artemis Rising and Dogwoof

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