[Discuss] Bombshell:The Hedy Lamarr Story

Deryk Barker (Honorary Colleague) dbarker at camosun.bc.ca
Mon May 14 12:21:56 PDT 2018

Lamarr was also the subject of Andy Warhol's 1966 movie Hedy (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0218325/) complete with soundtrack by the Velvet Underground.

I think it was inspired by her 1965 arrest for shoplifting (she would also be arrested for the same offense in 1991).


Deryk Barker, Faculty Emeritus
Computer Science Department
Camosun College, Victoria BC

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Subject: [Discuss] Bombshell:The Hedy Lamarr Story

Of interest to some on the list? :

Known as a Movie Star but was
involved in the developement of
Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
during the 2nd World War.

Friday May 19th on PBS
Ch 87 @ 8:30pm
Ch 19 or 204 @9:00pm
Ron  De Beck

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