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Bombshell: The Heddy Lamarr Story

Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury
Event organized by Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

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In her day, Hollywood actress Hedy Lamerr was hailed as the most beautiful and glamorous woman on the planet, but her talents went far beyond her ravishing looks. Weaving interviews and clips with never-before-heard audio tapes, this absorbing documentary explores the brains behind the beauty, revealing a technological trailblazer whose inventions helped the Allies win WWII and provided the blue print for secure Wi-Fi technology. A well overdue tribute to the a beautiful mind, whose extraordinary achievements were never acknowledged, but are now part of our everyday lives.

1hr 28mins

Dir: Alexandra Dean. Cast: Diane Kruger, Nino Amareno, Charles Amirkhanian, Jeanine Basinger