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Hollywood's Brightest Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary about Hollywood wild-child Hedy Lamarr. Fleeing to America after escaping her Nazi sympathiser husband, Hedy Lamarr conquered Hollywood. Known as 'the most beautiful woman in the world', she was infamous for her marriages and affairs, from Spencer Tracy to JFK. This film rediscovers her not only as an actress, but as the brilliant mind who co-invented 1940s wireless technology. Show less

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