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Bombshell [videorecording] : the Hedy Lamarr story /

by Dean, Alexandra [producer,]; Brooks, Mel [interviewee.]; Osborne, Robert [interviewee.]; Bogdanovich, Peter [interviewee.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2018]Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: Closed-captioned.Other title: Hedy Lamarr story.Uniform titles: Bombshell, the Hedy Lamarr story (Motion picture).Subject(s): Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000 | Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography | Inventors -- United States -- Biography | Motion picture actors and actresses -- Austria -- Biography | Inventors -- Austria -- Biography | Biographical films | Documentary films | Feature films | Nonfiction films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedInterviewees: Mel Brooks, Robert Osborne, Peter Bogdanovich, Gillian Jacobs.Summary: Looks at the life of 1930s-40s Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr, going beyond her film career to include her contributions as an inventor.Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Bombshell
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Adult Collection Media Center DVD DVD BIO LAM, H. Available 39270004633784
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.

Closed-captioned.

Interviewees: Mel Brooks, Robert Osborne, Peter Bogdanovich, Gillian Jacobs.

Dolby digital 5.1, anamorphic wide screen 1.78:1.

Features: interview with director Alexandra Dean; outtakes with Gillian Jacobs, Mel Brooks, and Robert Osborne; trailers.

Looks at the life of 1930s-40s Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr, going beyond her film career to include her contributions as an inventor.

For private home use only.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

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