WorldCat Identities

Lamarr, Hedy 1913-2000

Overview
Works: 258 works in 570 publications in 8 languages and 10,042 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Motion pictures  Bible films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Honoree, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Hedy Lamarr
 
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Most widely held works by Hedy Lamarr
Samson and Delilah by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

37 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through time to a gloriously extravagant Biblical setting of lust, violence, and betrayal in this meticulously restored Oscar-winning classic from legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille. Victor Mature flexes his muscles through such scenes as Samson's barehanded battle with a lion, a single-handed assault on a thousand Philistine soldiers and the spectacular climax where he pulls down the pagan temple
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

58 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic drama of the life in Algier's Casba. A well-liked criminal who has taken refuge in the Casba falls in love with a beautiful tourist
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
Ziegfeld girl( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Ziegfeld Follies, the story centers on the lives of three girls given a chance at stardom--a vaudeville singer determined to see her name in lights, a beauty more interested in her marriage, and an elevator operator who makes it to the top but plummets in booze
The strange woman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shrewish, ambitious woman in early 19th-century Maine schemes for the favors of three rich men
Tortilla Flat( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits 2 houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Ecstasy( Visual )

22 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple yet symbolic story of an adulterous love triangle in a pastoral setting
Tortilla Flat( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits two houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent. The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Copper Canyon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days after the Civil War, Johnny, a vaudeville sharpshooter, tries to outrun his past as a hero in the Confederate Army. But when some ex-Confederate miners need protection from Unionists and corrupt lawmen who run Copper Canyon, Johnny decides to fight for justice. Along the way he wins the heart of a local beauty
My favorite spy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While headed to Tangier to purchase a microfilm containing important war secrets, foreign spy Eric Augustine is captured by the authorities. Burlesque comedian Peanuts White, a dead ringer for Augustine, is recruited by the government to take over Augustine's mission. White is briefed, dressed to look exactly like Augustine, and thrust into the world of espionage and international intrigue. In Tangiers problems arise when he meets Lily, Augustine's sweetheart and mastermind of the spy ring
Ekstase( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, returning to her father's house. One day while bathing in the lake she meets a young man and they fall in love. The husband has become grief stricken at the loss of his young bride, and fate brings him together with the young lover that has taken Eva from him." Ed Sutton, www.imdb.com
Comrade X( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soviet streetcar conductor Theodore is as lovely as a Botticelli angel and as forbidding as a Moscow winter. American reporter "Mac" Thompson is hunky and self-confident. Together, in pre-World War II Russia, the two share an adventure involving secret identities, a marriage of convenience, hairbreadth escapes and a thrilling tank-chase as Mac tries to help Theodore leave for the USA one step ahead of the corrupt secret police
Dishonored lady( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedy Lamarr is Madeleine Damien, a gorgeous and sophisticated fashion editor living life in the fast lane in an age when "good girls didn't." Depressed by her tarnished reputation, she deliberately crashes her car into a tree and lands on a psychiatrist's couch. Encouraged to change her ways, she starts over with a new name and a new career. She falls in love with a young doctor (Dennis O'Keefe) but her past-life returns to haunt her. Dragged into her old party-girl habits by former coworkers, Madeleine goes home one night with an ex-lover. When he turns up murdered, she finds herself the prime suspect. A courtroom trial follows, and Madeleine is forced to fight for her life
Experiment perilous by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatrist Dr. Huntington Bailey falls in love with his patient, Alida Bederaux, the wife of wealthy businessman Nick Bederaux
Ecstasy and me : my life as a woman by Hedy Lamarr( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in 5 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come live with me( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful Austrian political refugee "Johnny" Jones is about to be deported, leaving the loving arms of a married Manhattan publisher for the waiting arms of the Nazis. The solution: instant citizenship via a marriage of convenience with flat-broke writer Bill Smith, in which the only thing they'll share is the same last name"--Container
Great cinema classics 15 films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark crimes 50 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Return to a time when the movies were black and white but the dark characters that inhabited them displayed every shade of grey. Deception, betrayal, corruption, larceny and murder stir the landscape in this collection of amoral tales filled with features that thrilled bygone audiences and are back to delight a new generation"--Container
H.M. Pulham, Esq by King Vidor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One soft-boiled egg for Harry. Two peanuts for the squirrels in the park. Each morning is the same for prosperous, proper Bostonian Harry Pulham - until he begins writing his biography for his 25th Harvard class reunion. Then memories of the free-spirited woman he once loved, of the liberated life he could have had, of all the aching what ifs of middle age bring Harry abruptly face-to-face with his past."--Container insert
Ladies' men( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio Spirits presents sixteen digitally restored episodes of the highly-applauded radio program The Charlie McCarthy Show. Here, ventriloquist and gentleman Edgar Bergen and his dummy Charlie McCarthy humorously interact with a bevy of superstars from the Golden Age of Hollywood
 
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Alternative Names
Boies, Hedy 1913-2000

Hedija Lamarra

Hedy Kieslerová Rakouská herečka

Hedy Lamarr actrice, productrice et scientifique américaine d'origine autrichienne

Hedy Lamarr actriz estadounidense

Hedy Lamarr aktorka austriacka

Hedy Lamarr Amerikaans acteur

Hedy Lamarr amerikai színésznő, feltaláló

Hedy Lamarr attrice e scienziata austriaca

Hedy Lamarr Austrian-American actress and co-inventor of an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping

Kiesler, Hedwig 1913-2000

Kiesler, Hedwig 1914-2000

Kiesler, Hedwig 1915-

Kiesler, Hedwig Eva Maria

Kiesler, Hedwig Eva Maria 1913-2000

Kiesler, Hedwig Eva Maria 1914-2000

Kiesler, Hedy 1913-2000

Kiesler, Hedy 1914-2000

Kieslerova, Hedy 1914-2000

Lamarr, Hedy 1914-2000

Lee, Hedy 1913-2000

Loder, Hedy 1913-2000

Mandl, Hedy 1913-2000

Markey, Hedy Kiesler 1913-2000

Stauffer, Hedy 1913-2000

Χέντι Λαμάρ

Хеди Ламар

Хеді Ламарр

Хэди Ламарр

הדי לאמאר

هدی لامار

هيدي لامار

হেডি লেমার

ഹെഡി ലമാർ

ჰედი ლამარი

헤디 라마르

ヘディ・ラマー

海蒂·拉玛

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EcstasyLadies' menBeautiful : the life of Hedy LamarrHedy LamarrHedy Lamarr : the most beautiful woman in filmHedy Lamarr and a secret communication systemSpread spectrum : Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone