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Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr (9 November 1913 – 19 January 2000) was an Austrian-born American actress, celebrated for her great beauty, who was a major contract star of MGM's Golden Age .

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The real Jewish 'Wonder Woman' of 2017 is Hedy Lamarr, the subject of Alexandra Dean's affecting new documentary "Bombshell,…
Movie star Hedy Lamarr co-invented a frequency-hopping system that would help you avoid a third party from jamming your si…
Today would have been Hedy Lamarr's 103rd Birthday. She became a movie star, got bored, then got into science. She help…
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Hedy Lamarr, born on this day in 1914, was once celebrated as the most beautiful woman in the world. She was also a brilli…
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Hedy Lamarr and Myrna Loy dining out, c. 1939
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Elizabeth Montgomery, Hedy Lamarr & Rita Hayworth 3 late women who smoked who i'd of liked to of watched
do you think Hedy Lamarr was proud of her son Mark
I could have easily listed 50! Begrudgingly my 5 would probably be: Hedy Lamarr, Dolly Parton, Mark C…
Hedy Lamarr was a pioneer of technology that makes social media work. A new award in her honor goes to stude…
Never forget that without Hedy Lamarr, you wouldn’t have wifi.
And there's no kind of crazy yet gracious Jewish-American-Austrian scientist like Hedy Lamarr...
When you're watching 1940 clips of Hedy Lamarr for history and Daniel Sousa from Peggy Carter is just chillin
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Hedy Lamarr visits Billy Wilder and Marlene Dietrich on set, A Foreign Affair , 1948
Try listening to Saent Saens brilliant opera Samson and Delilah without thinking of Victor Mature and Hedy Lamarr!
"Samson and Delilah", 1949. . Hedy Lamarr as Delilah. . Victor Mature as Samson. . Directed by Cecil B. DeMi …
has made me nostalgic for glamorous Here's Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000)
Hedy Lamarr paved the way for the design of spread-spectrum communication tech, ie: Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
It's Kick it off by learning about actress Hedy Lamarr's other career: inventor.
Did you know that Hollywood starlet Hedy Lamarr is a member of the National Inventors Hall of Fame?
Please tell this man about Marie Curie, Mother Teresa, Hedy Lamarr and Razia Sultan especially
We've arrived at the trivia portion of our show! This actress, Hedy Lamarr co-invented the tech that lead to wifi and…
1949: Carey Grant invented the world's first One eyed VR headset. Hedy Lamarr realised she would have to up her gam…
Nicely done, Princesa. I would balance your selection with the late actresses, Carole Lombard, Dorothy Lamour, Hedy Lamarr.
Claudette Colbert on the set of Boom Town with Frank Morgan, Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr & Spencer Tracy
Yet you look so gorgeously 1940s retro noir. Hedy Lamarr & Jane Russell approve & are jealous. Who cares what u eat out of? :)
Why does every "women u don't know about who made history" always, ALWAYS include Hedy Lamarr. I CAN ASSURE YOU, WE ALL KNOW WHO SHE IS NOW.
One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee. She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has
Big shout out to the women pioneers of for . Ada Lovelace. Hedy Lamarr. Grace Hopper
When I attained a certain advanced intimacy with a man, and I don't just mean sex, I married hi
If I had my way everyone would have a psychiatrist. When the brain is sick and you must throw u
I appreciate subtlety. I have never enjoyed a kiss in front of the camera. There's nothing to i
If you use your imagination, you can look at any actress and see her nude... I hope to make you
Scientists can also be in the industry; actress Hedy Lamarr created the underlying tech for blue tooth!
Do you know Hedy Lamarr's contribution to the wireless industry?
Some know Hedy Lamarr from her Hollywood days. Everyone should know what she invented. - Entertainment Guide To...
did u know when Hedy Lamarr was around 15 she overdosed on thyroid compounded medicine
Just like hedy Lamarr I Really liked her and then I found out she born the same day as I was
Hedy Lamarr || 1914 - 2000. Famous actress of the 40s, inventor of spread-spectrum technology (now used for wifi) https…
It's like when I found out Hedy Lamarr invented frequency hopping spread spectrum
Confidence is something you're born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15.
It used to be, a big time star was elegant as Garbo,. or Hedy Lamarr.
I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too m
How a bat erases all the difference between water lilies and Bluetooth devices
Hedy Lamarr invented bluetooth, The invention was granted a patent on 11 August 1942 (filed using her married name
Lawyers know how to take isolated complaints in a divorce case and build them into one big one.
She was an inventor? Didn't know that, though I did know about Hedy Lamarr.
A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. ~Hedy Lamarr
is there any meaning behind Hedy Lamarr an actress from the 1930's and the charactor Hedley Lamarr played by Harvey Korman?
.lists some of her programming heroines: Hedy Lamarr, Radia Perlman, Sandy Lerner
From Ada Lovelace to Hedy Lamarr to Katherine Johnson women make the best hackers
- Hedy Lamarr . - Mathematician. - Inventor who played a major part in modern wifi.
I cry because Peter Lorre knew Hedy Lamarr since she was 17 years old, when she was Hedy Kiesler and they made a movie together in 1931
Also, Hedy Lamarr is now my mental casting choice for Gypsy. She's perfect.
This Hollywood actress turned hero helped pioneer the world of wireless communications. Read how:
Hedy Lamarr in relaxed, color photo
The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading
good morning! it's Wednesday! WCW day all day. why do u never post your real wcw? why Hedy Lamarr?
Live now until 1. Many, many tunes and continuing thediscussion about Hedy Lamarr and Howard Hughes :-)
No one but Sonny seems to think anything of Algeria. Have they all forgotten Charles Boyer and Hedy Lamarr?
Spencer Tracy and Hedy Lamarr in the movie 'I Take This Woman'(1940).
Kristen got that Rita Hayworth thing going on. she might be her reincarnated or Jane Russell, Hedy Lamarr
Lana Turner, Judy Garland and Hedy Lamarr on the set of 'Ziegfeld Girl'
📷 gone-with-old-hollywood: MGM Promotional shooting of Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr and Lana Turner for...
Fast fact: Catwoman has her origins in Classic Hollywood; her looks were inspired by Jean Harlow and Hedy Lamarr.
after seeing the one she did with Jimmy Stewart, I have to watch at least one more Hedy Lamarr film ... maybe another Hedley Lamarr too
How badass does Robert Osborne look in this photo as he escorts Hedy Lamarr out of court in 1966?
Did you know Hedy Lamarr invented wifi?
And Hedy Lamarr .. after an unfortunate glue in hair incident
Hedy Lamarr is famous as a glamorous movie star... and an
I was in constant demand, in my professional life and my personal life. - Hedy…
Photos: Hedy Lamarr in a publicity still for Ziegfeld Girl (1941) -
"I'm a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts." - Hedy Lamarr
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Yes, ish. Near the Hedy Lamarr death house.
From Grace Hopper to Hedy Lamarr, a look back at the most forward-thinking
You can just thank Hedy Lamarr for co-developing spread spectrum transmissions.
You can be brilliant and feminine! ~ Did you know that the actress once dubbed "the most beautiful woman in the...
In the movie Greenwald says to Keefer, "...and you'll marry a movie star." In the play he says, "...and you'll marry Hedy Lamarr."
I can’t help but wonder if Hedy Lamarr was inspiration for Whitney Frost in
If this season of convinces some people to learn about the awesome Hedy Lamarr, it will have been worth it.
COME LIVE WITH ME (1941) ft James Stewart & Hedy Lamarr from is the BEST film I watched so far in Feb
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid. ~Hedy Lamarr
Hedy Lamarr! was The Whole Deck of Tricks, and a very Smart Woman.
Hedy Lamarr, actress, in 1942, co-invented a device that helped make possible the development of GPS, Bluetooth,...
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"Under 35 a man has too much to learn, and l don't have time to teach him. ". Hedy Lamarr
Hedy Lamarr was truly a woman ahead of her time, Happy birthday love.
Hedy Lamarr with James Stewart original photo 1941 Come Live with Me
I ship John Garfield and Hedy Lamarr so much in Tortilla Flat
Lana Turner, Judy Garland and Hedy Lamarr. So much talent and beauty in one photo!
Could play Mother Theresa or a young Margaret Thatcher or Madame Curie or the tragic Rosalind Franklin or Hedy Lamarr inventing mobiles
"All creative people want to do the impossible. That's why we developed the new iPhone 6q!" - Hedy Lamarr - Steve Jobs
A photo of Hedy Lamarr as a little girl
"All creative people want to do the unexpected. ~ Hedy Lamarr"
PE teacher learned something new about Hedy Lamarr.
have yet to listen to your Hedy Lamarr episode but I can't wait.
I'm still completely in love with Hedy Lamarr
The kids are working out what death is. When girl asked for example of someone dead, the boy piped up with "Hedy Lamarr, the WiFi inventor."
The Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr, was a talented inventor and helped the allied war effort in WWII.
"Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical." Hedy Lamarr
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She's got beauty and brains like Hedy Lamarr
Alternate "on with the day" :) of Hedy Lamarr by Laszlo Willinger 1940
Hedy Lamarr in particular seems to be underappreciated.a real shame, TBH.
Vintage 1940's photo / Actress Hedy Lamarr Meeting with US Navy Admiral in WWII
Inktober: Day 22 - Hedy Lamarr...sort of. Doesn't really look like her. 😆
American Horror, I wish we could transport Hedy Lamarr to play the Gaga role.
For those old enough to recall them, Jedediah is a combo of Myrna Loy, Hedy Lamarr and Mae West, plus her own unique aura.
Last night's game of BLOCKBUSTER went well. It was Hedy Lamarr, Mark Wahlberg and Wolfman Jack in a war/horror/comedy film.
Hedy Lamarr, as the biblical temptress Delilah in Cecil B.DeMille's Samson and Delilah 1949
Hedy Lamarr in Samson and Delilah, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1949
Hedy Lamarr will be down in South Windsor, CT tomorrow to tell her story!! Hope to see you at the…
My day so far, according to my Internet history, includes wondering about Hedy Lamarr, stamp duty, the Profumo affair and *** soup.
Do you know who they are? Konrad Adenauer, Marc Forster, Hedy Lamarr, Hans Zimmer, Ursula Andress... and more.
I wish I looked like hedy lamarr or loretta young
I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don't have to stay that way. Hedy Lamarr
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Hedy Lamarr, Ziegfeld Girl (1941)Where drew inspiration for her brillant ♥
Listening to the podcast on Hedy Lamarr from a while back. Interesting stuff!
I forgot Hedy Lamarr. Would have wanted her on my island.
"I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat." Hedy Lamarr
over the moon that did an episode on Hedy Lamarr!!! she's the most fascinating person & doesn't get enough credit
Lana Turner, Judy Garland and Hedy Lamarr during the filming of Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
"Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake" - Quote by Hedy Lamarr, Happy
Talk about an overdue biopic. Why hasn't Hedy Lamarr - movie star, math whiz, artist - been profiled?
Fact: Both Merle Oberon and Hedy Lamarr turned down the role of Fanny Trellis in Mr. Skeffington (1944). Bette Davis took the part.
Fact: Sylvia Sidney turned down the role of Gaby in Algiers (1938). It was ultimately given to Hedy Lamarr, becoming h…
It's hard to feel beautiful when people like Elizabeth Taylor, Hedy Lamarr, Gene Tierney, and Ava Gardner existed 😩
Dennis Hoey plays Hedy Lamarr's Dad the town drunk in this film and Hilary Brooke 'The Woman In Green' features too.
Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr invented technology that allowed secret radio messages and led to mobile phones.
Did you know: Hedy Lamarr invented frequency hopping, the basis of modern wi-fi
Fact: Along with Hedy Lamarr, Jean Harlow was the primary inspiration for Batman creator Bob Kane's Catwoman character.
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Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, invented the compiler and debugging. Hedy Lamarr, early version of DSS frequency hopping.
Photo: 20th-century-man: Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner; publicity still for Robert Z. Leonard’s...
Blazing Saddles: cowboys chase Hedy Lamarr out of the movie studio, huge poster for SCARECROW. Gene Hackman starred in Brooks’ next movie.
Hedy Lamarr-which paved the way for today's wireless communications.
These are some of my favorite things.. Louise Brooks, Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford, Hedy Lamarr, Carole Lombard
Just learned that Mark Twain invented elastic bra straps. This is almost as good as Hedy Lamarr pioneering wi-fi technology.
Inventor of wifi and Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr. Genius. Twice. .
Hedy Lamarr, born 100 years ago today, invented the technology behind the wireless internet
Like if Hedy Lamarr had married Nelson Eddy you mean?
.With a rad name like Orpheus Beaumont, you kind of have to invent something. Like Philo T. Farnsworth or Hedy Lamarr.
Betty Davis was so cool. Love her in all those old movies. Hedy Lamarr also had beauty and intellect as an inventor and actress.
On this day in 1942, actress Hedy Lamarr, with help from her neighbor, the composer Georges Antheil, received a patent for frequency hopping, a technology that enabled radio-controlled torpedoes to evade enemy jamming by changing frequency in a preset seemingly random manner. Although the technology was not used in World War II, the US Navy adopted it in the 1960s. And its underlying concept was used in the 1990s for Wi-Fi communication.
10 Little known facts about Lauren Bacall... The long career of Bacall, who died Tuesday at age 89, has been well documented, but here are 10 things you didn’t know about her early years in Hollywood: - The first mention of “Betty Bacall” came in the May 19, 1943 edition of Variety, with an item suggesting that director Howard Hawks scooped the model-turned-starlet off the street in midtown Manhattan. “Could actress Betty Bacall be slated for screen stardom. Howard Hawks nabbed her for fast buildup, right off 44th Street, too.” - The day before Bogart and Bacall were married in Mansfield, Ohio, in May 1945, the two went to Chicago to take part in “I Am an American Day” festivities, an wartime effort to recognize recently naturalized U.S. citizens. Variety’s year in review for 1945 noted that with the end of Bogart’s tempestuous marriage to actress Mayo Methot, “war on the home front really ended” while Bogart’s “subsequent merger with Lauren Bacall wiped the World War off the fro ...
72 years ago today in 1942 actress HEDY LAMARR, not only one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood but also a serious brainiac, received a patent for her frequency hopping, spread spectrum communication system that later became the basis for modern technologies in wireless telephones and Wi-Fi.
Today in 1942, Hedy Lamarr patented frequency-hopping, the basis for modern WiFi & Bluetooth.
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Watched COME LIVE WITH ME for the 1st time last night. It was so charming. Hedy Lamarr was flawless and Jimmy Stewart just so lovable.
15 years since the death of actor Victor Mature / Had bigger *** than Hedy Lamarr - Groucho Marx was sure.
Hedy Lamarr was the mystery guest on the 31 March 1957 episode of WML.
WTTW-TV: Hedy Lamarr was known as the most beautiful woman in film and one of the most co...
I've never seen a Hedy Lamarr film. I only know her because of that running joke in Blazing Saddles. But I HAVE seen Blazing Saddles.
Hedy Lamarr adds bounding frequency capabilities to the Hyperwave Communicator using the guts of an old player piano
Hedy Lamarr on the set of Crossroads (1942)
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Hedy Lamarr a movie star of the 1930s/40s, invented a communications system during World War 2, which is the basis for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi .
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"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much." -- Hedy Lamarr
Hey look, it's Hedy Lamarr at the plate for the yanks
Hedy Lamarr is a tragic story of a person who was not appreciated for her true value as an innovator. I'd stop short at saying
bluetooth/wi-fi connection you're using possible thanks to Hedy Lamarr:
And, as promised, the real Hedy Lamarr connection. I tell the truth: (that's Headley)
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Looking forward to making Chase Headley and Hedley Lamarr and Hedy Lamarr jokes.
and later, the connection to the real Hedy Lamarr. (That's Headley!)
Trying to figure out how Sterling is going to turn Headley HR call into a a Hedy Lamarr reference
"Ann Sothern, Hedy Lamarr & Linda Darnell serving at the Hollywood Canteen
Fun Fact: Actress Hedy Lamarr was also an accomplished scientist. Her inventions led to what we now know as wi-fi.
You are as beautiful as a 40s film star. Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall, Hedy Lamarr, Ava Gardner ...
Hedy Lamarr was in the 1944 movie with George Brent.She was a beauty for the ages. Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper in current one
Saw this show Monday. Nearly fell out of my seat when Jennifer Coolidge aka "Stifler's mom" did Hedy Lamarr.
Erich Maria Remarque had love affairs with Hedy Lamarr, Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo
Fun fact: Every time you use a cellphone, you can thank Hedy Lamarr (not Hedley) for inventing its technology:
So long as we don’t confuse Hedy Lamarr with Hedley Lamarr.
Not Hedley Lamarr , Hedy Lamarr ,in glorious technicolour Off to pub, have a peaceful weekend folks .
Photo: Don Ameche, holding binoculars, Hedy Lamarr and James Stewart watch the action at Hollywood Park on...
I really enjoy that Mel Brooks threw a reference to Hedy Lamarr into Blazing Saddles what a cool
Thank you Hedy, thank you. It's not Hedy, it's Hedly. Hedly Lamarr.
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As for women who served in WW II, Hedy Lamarr actually helped design a radio control device for the high speed torpedo; Carol Lombard died in a plane crash crossing the country to sell war bonds; and Julia Child, cooking star, served as a spy in the OSS in Ceylon.
Our Movie Poster of the Day: Hedy Lamarr in 1942's Tortilla Flat
Whenever you are about to make a comment about "pretty" girls not being smart, DON'T. Just google Hedy Lamarr.
Hedy Lamarr looking sort of Noir in this photo-- in that respectable way, you know, like Vivian Sternwood ('General Sternwood has two daughters. One is...wonderful. The other is, well, not so wonderful...')
Hmm How many folks to thanks for our current technology? Nikola Telsa, Hedy Lamarr with George Antheil, Jonathan Zenneck and...
Take a look at that vixen of the ‘40's up there; that's Hedy Lamarr in Sampson and Delilah. Appearing in some 35 films from 1930 to 1958, Ms. Lamarr is arguably the most beautiful woman to ever grace the silver screen. So why are we writing about a film star from the last century? Take a look at t…
Cabaret - the movie - tonight on 9 at nine on my TV. Seems like an odd place to find it between Hedy Lamarr and Jazz and the Philharmonic but I suppose it's educational too.
Would you like a Cadillac car?. Or a guest spot on Jack Paar?. How about a date with Hedy Lamarr?. You gonna git it~
A true beauty if ever there was one. This is Hedy LaMarr. A beautiful brunette from the Golden Age of Hollywood. The 40s truly produced some beautiful actresses and she was one of them.
Photoset: yocalio: August 31, 1942. Hedy Lamarr helped bring in a total $6,804,850 in war bonds in one day.
Hedy Lamarr and James Stewart publicity still for 'Come Live with Me', 1941
How Hedy Lamarr, known as an actress, invented technique that led to wi-fi/Bluetooth/GPS
Actress Hedy Lamarr arrives in Hollywood in 1937, and is quickly cast in her first feature, Algiers OTHERS WILL COME, AND OTHERS WILL GO. .
Tonight at 8p, Extraordinary Women profiles Hedy Lamarr, actress and inventor.
The story of the patented invention of frequency-hopping radio transmission by 1940s marquee acrtress Hedy Lamarr
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Hedy Lamarr & George Anthiel - a tale of art, technology, and intellectual property.
Three people, living or dead, I would dine with. 1.)John Waters. 2.) Hedy Lamarr. 3.). Who are your choices?. (Convo w/friend yest)
Do u know Hedy Lamarr a sexy screen star and a scientist co invented WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS?
The first 1933. Recalling the film "Ecstasy" and the performance of Hedy Lamarr.
Very important info. Never in a million years would I ever think of Hedy Lamarr was an inventor of wifi,GPS & bluetooth.
Next time you think the pretty one can't also be the smart one, just remember Hedy Lamarr.
I've been reading this Hedy Lamarr article for the last 30 mins.
Hedy Lamarr. Actress and inventor. co-invented WiFi, bluetooth and GPS.
It is easier for women to succeed in business, the arts, and politics in America than in Europe.-Hedy Lamarr
We love your ad campaign featuring Hedy Lamarr! Great work!
"All creative people want to do the - Hedy Lamarr (Actor, Inventor & Great Lady)
Photo: 20th-century-man: Hedy Lamarr LOVE that dress and necklace.
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Hedy Lamarr Marie Curie Marie Antoinette Betsy Ross Ada Lovelace Julia Child that took me less than a minute.
Photo: vintagegal: "The same evening I had dinner at Hedy Lamarr’s. Framed by mountains, her wooden house...
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Hedy Lamarr visiting Joan Crawford during her break from filming “Lady of the Tropics”
Was just telling my daughter about Hedy Lamarr and her connection to cellphones and now this:
actress like Hedy Lamarr, Grace Kelly, & many more are the epitome of what beauty should be. Do u agree?
Hedy Lamarr, Liz Taylor and Barbara Stanwyck. They were always glam but all had brains, beauty and balls to boot.
Ziegfeld Girl 1941 American musical film starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner, and co-starring Tony Martin, Jackie Cooper, Eve Arden, and Philip Dorn. Directed by Robert Z. Leonard and featured musical numbers by Busby Berkeley. Set in the 1920s, the film tells the parallel stories of three women who become performers in the renowned Broadway show the Ziegfeld Follies. It was intended to be a 1938 sequel to the 1936 hit The Great Ziegfeld, and recycled some footage from the earlier film.
Trailer for Samson and Delilah (1949) starring Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders and Dame Angela Lansbury:
Hedy Lamarr and Victor Mature get biblical in "Samson and Delilah." Charlton Heston and Rex Harrison ... via
Hedy Lamarr on the cover of photoplay magazine, May 1944.
Hedy Lamarr: Inventor of Frequency hopping. Today's technology like Wi-Fi, CDMA etc. are her gift. She was a Hollywood actress. With beauty she was also gifted with extraodniary brain(beauty and brai n) But due to her beauty no one believed in her inventions.
It's the birthday of John Steinbeck (books by this author), born in Salinas, California (1902). His early books didn't sell well at all, and he supported himself as a manual laborer. His first success came with the 1935 novel Tortilla Flat, which was the story of King Arthur and the Round Table told through the lives of pleasure-loving Mexican Americans. He was paid several thousand dollars for the movie rights; the film was released in 1942 and starred Spencer Tracy and Hedy Lamarr. Steinbeck's book Of Mice and Men (1937) was very popular, but it was also considered vulgar and unpatriotic, and Steinbeck was accused of having an "anti-business attitude." In the late 1930s, he was sent by a newspaper to report on the situation of migrant farmers, so he got an old bakery truck and drove around California's Central Valley. He found people starving, thousands of them crowded in miserable shelters, sick with typhus and the flu. He wrote everything down in his journal, and in less than six months, he had a 200, ...
Throwback Thursday : Hedy Lamarr . Hedy Lamarr, the beautiful screen siren of the 30s and 40s, was not just...
Hedy Lamarr, Austrian actress and inventor (1913-2000).
Did you know Hedy Lamarr performed cinema's first nude scene? EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN on KCPT starts in 10 min.
Old Hollywood screen siren Hedy Lamarr is trending thanks to a new biography that reveals details about her lesser known role as an inventor of technology th...
American men as a group are only interested in two things: money & breast. - Hedy Lamarr
Can we all please just take 5 seconds here to appreciate Hedy Lamarr?? Like just look at this bad *** betch okay
American men, as a group, seem to be interested in only two things, money and breasts. It seems a very narrow outlook. ~ Hedy Lamarr
EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN tonight @ 8pm. Hedy Lamarr was known for her beauty but one aspect of her life remained a secret.
Beauty with Brian.. Hedy Lamarr was an actress and inventor.. She was an Austrian-American actress celebrated for her great beauty who was a major contract star of MGM’s “Golden Age”...She invents Frequency-hopping spread-spectrum and many more..
She is so beautiful, isn't she? She had set a eyes on a photo of Hedy Lamarr. Very true, but as not as beautiful...
The most beautiful pictures of the iconic glamour movie star, Hedy Lamarr. Her perfect beauty shines in every photo.
and my new fact learned Hedy Lamarr co-invented WiFi.or a key technology behind it. Amazing woman.
Currently watching "Samson and Delilah" and the resemblance between Hedy Lamarr and is crazy.
How did I not know how awesome Hedy Lamarr was?! The woman invented frequency hopping and was an international movie star. Beauty and brains
My new play, Bum Tickers is set to open at the Ruskin Studio Theater on March 8th. It will run Saturday's at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. thru the month of March. Sole exception is 3rd Sunday of the month which as many of you know is Cafe Play night at the Ruskin Group Theater. I wish to commend my stellar cast who have hung with me over thick and thin. Bum Tickers is set in Greenwich Village in 1958. It chronicles the lives of a cast of characters that include. Stormy Weathers- played by Tyler Meredith. Stormy once a top contender now ex-con, struggling to regain his cracked up promise . Phil Golly- Played by Durant Fowler- Stormy's step- brother and current Heavyweight Champion who will do anything to remain Champ. Carmen St. James- Played by Irina Costa- Coked up jazz singer loved by both Stormy and Phil Golly. Gangster, Jimmy Siena, ( Played by me) who seeks to leave the world of crime and become a famous artist. Sara Owens, played by Cloe Kromwell- who believes her destiny is to live in Pa ...
Thank you to Jenny Reagan for being a wonderful narrator on last night's live broadcast on Somerville Community Access Television. And thanks to JoJo LaRiccia for allowing History At Play and Hedy Lamarr to be part of the fun!
Filmed a wonderful live segment for "Hedy Lamarr: Tinseltown Inventor" last night on Somerville Community Access Television!
In the late 60's, Andy Warhol produced a cruel send-up of Hedy Lamarr that now seems quite uncalled for.
According to Hedy Lamarr. "AnY girl cAn look glAmerous. ~All thEy hAve to Do is to stAnd still And look Stupid"
A tribute to Hedy Lamarr on the 10th anniversary of her death.
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Story of Hedy Lamarr very interesting. Movie star, inventor of WiFi RT
Photo: hedylamarr: Hedy Lamarr on the set of Crossroads (1942)
However, Hedy Lamarr, Maureen O'Hara, Rosalind Russell, Vivian Leigh are up there too.
Vivien Leigh and Hedy Lamarr are the other two.
Tierney's 2nd marriage was to Texas oil baron W. Howard Lee who had recently divorced Hedy Lamarr.
I always thought Hedy Lamarr was the prettiest woman on earth,,I still do think that. She was smart too. I never knew or met her. But I did know a friend of hers from that era,,her name was Virginia O'Brien,,She was also an actress. I knew Her when I lived in Wrightwood California,,She used to tell me all kinds of really neat stories about those days..She died just a few years ago..I liked her a lot. well. I just saw this picture and thought it was cool
It's " Nostalgia Movie Night with Corey" tonight at the independent and assisted living building. Tonight's presentation is "Ziegfeld Girl" 1941 starring Jimmy Stewart,Judy Garland,Hedy Lamarr,Lana Turner and one of the best singers of all time Tony Martin. I am sure my beloved residents will be singing along with the movie. Volunteering is so rewarding. Try it, you'll love it!
Not Barbara but I have to share! So beautiful picture of the Austrian goddess Hedy Lamarr!
Hedy Lamarr, the woman who made your WIFI work
Hedy Lamarr is much like Clark Gable in that I'm pretty sure she was never actually in any movies.
One word: Hedy Lamarr. Search her.. love her... Beautiful, brilliant, spunky.. should be every little girl's role model!
How Hedy Lamarr and avant garde music are linked to GPS…
Now here’s something you might not know about Hedy Lamarr…and GPS The great Hollywood star – whose sensual early film Exstase caused such a furore – was the co-inventor of a ground-breaking radio technology on which GPS relies.… [ 121 more words. ]
this is the best news since Hedy Lamarr's frequency hopping work came to light.
I love how everyday, you can learn something new and interesting. For instance, did you know Hedy Lamarr (the 30 and 40's Hollywood star) was the co-inventor of the technology used by the military in WWII for wireless communications? Or that when she passed away in 2000, she was living in a normal suburban home next to Red Bug Elementary, about 3 miles away from my home?
Hedy Lamarr, her contribution to wifi. Proof that some actors do a lot more than act.
Hedy Lamarr was one of the brightest movie stars of the age. She was also a gifted mathematician, inventor of defence technology and an all-round wild card...
I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away. Hedy Lamarr
Hedy Lamarr (/ˈhɛdi/; 9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000)[1] was an Austrian actress and inventor.[2] Her most significant technological contribution was her co-invention, together with composer George Antheil, of an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping,[3] which p...
I don't know who Hedy Lamarr is, but I love me some Padme and Amy Farrah Fowler :)
I may be starting down the slide toward irrelevance. I made at least three references that were lost on 20-somethings yesterday: Hedy Lamarr, "strategery," Joan Jett, and the Holocaust.
Ludwig Stössel (1883 – 1973) Austrian actor of stage and screen who's career spanned from the 1920's until the 1960's. He appeared in many Silents and Talkies opposite big actors and actresses of the day including John Carradine, Gary Cooper, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Gregory Peck, Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Hedy Lamarr and Claude Rains. He was one of many Jewish actors who were forced to flee Europe when the Nazis came to power in 1933.
And this is why nerds should prostrate themselves before Hedy Lamarr, Ada, Countess Lovelace, and Grace Hopper
2014 is PSC year for Women in Science Along the year with all the brilliant and talented female presenters, it is also an opportunity to remember the likes of Ada Lovelace, Hedy Lamarr, Rosalind Franklin and many more whose large contributions to science have made an i...
Without women computer science would not exist as we know it today. Ada Lovelace was the first programmer, Grace Hopper developed the first compiler, and Hedy Lamarr invented spread-spectrum technology used in wifi, bluetooth, and gps.
Ben Hecht/Charles Lederer/Walter Reisch wrote it, King Vidor directed it and Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr played the odd couple.
Tomorrow at 10:30 am, I will testify before a House committee with my colleague, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, about our bipartisan bill (H.R. 863) to form a commission to explore the best possible way to create a National Women’s History Museum in Washington D.C. Less than five percent of the 2,400 national historic landmarks chronicle women's achievement. Of the 210 statues in the United States Capitol, only nine honor female leaders. And a recent survey of eighteen history textbooks found that only ten percent of the individuals identified in the text were women. A National Women’s History Museum in Washington would change that by telling the fascinating, yet mostly untold stories of important women in American History, like Agent 355, the mysterious woman who sent vital information to General Washington during the Revolutionary War, or Hedy Lamarr, the luminous Hollywood star who invented a radio-guided torpedo that contained the technology that gave rise to cell phone, Wi-Fi and GPS. Our daughters and s ...
Gene Markey was married to Joan Bennett (5 yrs), Hedy Lamarr (2 yrs), and Myrna Loy (4 yrs)...
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Love Hedy Lamarr. Fascinating woman. BTW I miss you being at the helm of Red but hope you're enjoying your new adventure. xx
Fact: Joan Crawford and Hedy Lamarr were each offered the role of Consuelo of: I want to go to all of these!
Hey do you have a photo of Hedy Lamarr's spread spectrum device that's not a schematic drawing? Kid wants to cosplay her.
that story and the story of Hedy Lamarr inventing signal encryption for torpedoes are two of my favorites. Plus Mme Curie.
It's never too late,,, never too late to start over, never too late to be happy,,,ny, comforts and inspires | Hedy Lamarr
Fact: Billy Wilder and Hedy Lamarr dated before his marriage to Audrey Young in 1949, you really don’t want to sing it,
Fact: Louis B, Mayer chose Hedy Lamarr's name in honor of Barbara La Marr,of the harm, not erasing it, Ken Hart
How Hedy Lamarr,"the most beautiful woman in the world,"invented the technology that paved the way for wifi
Photo: lileks: From the Psychological BS Period of Hollywood movies: poster for Hedy Lamarr’s “Strange...
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