Silver Screen Legends: Hedy Lamarr - 4 DVD SetJedwig Eva Maria Kiesler was born in Vienna on November 9, 1913. One of the most beautiful women in film, Hedy began her career in 1930 in Czech and German films. She was later signed by MGM and became one of the most famous actresses of their Golden Age. In 1941, Hedy who was also a scientist co-invented an early form of spread spectrum communications technology, a key to modern wireless communication.
Algiers (1938, B&W, 96 Minutes)
Beautiful Gaby falls under the spell of notorious jewel thief Pepe LeMoko, ruler of the mysterious Casbah.
The Strange Woman (1946, B&W, 100 Minutes)
A woman in a coastal town in Maine uses her beauty to get what she wants. When her drunken father dies she improves her situation and marries a man with money, but old habits are hard to kill.
Dishonored Lady (1947, B&W, 85 Minutes)
A fashion editor decides the pressure of her work is too much and moves to a small town, hoping to find peace by changing her identity.
Let's Live a Little (1948, B&W, 85 Minutes)
An advertising agent is pursued by one of his clients who is also his former fiancée. When his new client, a psychiatrist, turns out to be a woman, he's not sure if he's turning to her for romance or analysis.