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Hedy Lamarr 'Invention' & Inventor: Two MGM Movies

Hedy Lamarr inventor ca. early '40s. Hedy Lamarr: 'Invention' and inventor on Turner Classic Movies Two Hedy Lamarr movies released during her heyday in the early '40s – Victor Fleming's Tortilla Flat (1942), co-starring Spencer Tracy and John Garfield, and King Vidor's H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941), co-starring Robert Young and […]


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Hedy Lamarr 'Invention' & Inventor: Two MGM Movies



Hedy Lamarr 'Samson and Delilah' Ahead of 'The Hunger Games'?

Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Algiers Hedy Lamarr can be seen later this month on Turner Classic Movies: I Take This Woman (1940) will be shown on Saturday, April 28, '12, and The Conspirators (1944) on Monday, April 30. I Take This Woman was a troubled production that took so long […]


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Hedy Lamarr 'Samson and Delilah' Ahead of 'The Hunger Games'?



'Calling Hedy Lamarr' Documentary

Hedy Lamarr Shot in digital format, Georg Misch's entertaining documentary Calling Hedy Lamarr has the look of a well-crafted low-budget movie and the feel of a quirky independent film. That is hardly the sort of approach one would expect to find in a documentary about one of the most beautiful, […]


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'Calling Hedy Lamarr' Documentary



Hedy Lamarr: Shoplifting & 'Ecstasy and Me'

Hedy Lamarr Hedy Lamarr was a major MGM star in the early 1940s. Among her movies at the studio were I Take This Woman, Boom Town, Comrade X, Ziegfeld Girl, and White Cargo. Her co-stars included Spencer Tracy, Robert Taylor, Clark Gable, William Powell, and Walter Pidgeon. As the decade […]


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Hedy Lamarr: Shoplifting & 'Ecstasy and Me'



Joan Bennett Movies: From Cute Blonde to Sultry Brunette

Joan Bennett movies: Scarlet Street Joan Bennett is Turner Classic Movies' Star of the Evening this Wednesday, May 11. TCM has already shown Fritz Lang's Scarlet Street (1945), in which Bennett is a heartless tramp who abuses poor Edward G. Robinson. Now, Bennett can be seen in Tay Garnett's Trade […]


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Joan Bennett Movies: From Cute Blonde to Sultry Brunette



Hedy Lamarr Movies

Hedy Lamarr, Ecstasy It's Hedy Lamarr evening on Turner Classic Movies tonight, beginning at 5 p.m. PT. TCM will be showing five Lamarr vehicles, including the scandalous Ecstasy – nudity, sex, orgasm! – made by Gustav Machatý in Czechoslovakia in 1933, five years before Lamarr's Hollywood debut in Algiers. There's […]


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Hedy Lamarr Movies



Greta Garbo and Claudette Colbert: Getty Museum Movies

Alla Nazimova, Salome (top); Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Mata Hari (bottom) Alla Nazimova's Salome, Claudette Colbert's Cleopatra, Hedy Lamarr's Delilah, and Greta Garbo's Mata Hari are the four temptresses featured in the “Ornament and the Enchantress” film series presented by Los Angeles' J. Paul Getty Museum. Charles Bryant's Salome (1923); […]


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Greta Garbo and Claudette Colbert: Getty Museum Movies



Hedy Lamarr: 'Casablanca' & Private Life

Hedy Lamarr and Charles Boyer in Algiers See previous post: Hedy Lamarr: Q&A with Author Patrick Agan: Part II Is it true that Hedy Lamarr refused the lead roles in Casablanca, Gaslight, and Saratoga Trunk? If so, do you know what her reaction was after those three films became huge […]


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Hedy Lamarr: 'Casablanca' & Private Life



Hedy Lamarr: Q&A with Author Patrick Agan

Hedy Lamarr. Author Patrick Agan, among whose books are Clint Eastwood: The Man Behind the Myth and The Decline and Fall of the Love Goddesses, has been working on a biography of MGM star Hedy Lamarr, at one point considered one of the most beautiful women this side of Orion. […]


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Hedy Lamarr: Q&A with Author Patrick Agan