The Life of Hedy Lamarr

Book - 2010
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Providing probing and detailed coverage of Hedy Lamarr's five marriages, children, various lawsuits, radio roles and shoplifting headlines, Shearer has combined extensive archival research with insightful interview quotes. The result is a fascinating biography that recreates Hollywood's Golden Age of Glamour.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312550981
Characteristics: xii, 464 p. , [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm


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athompson10 May 06, 2016

A factual accounting of Hedy Lamarr's life without any insight into her as a person. Mind-numbing details of the plots of Lamarr's movies but no details about her inner life or motivation. What little the author relates about her indicates that she was impulsive, ungenerous and selfish.

sbeasley Jan 05, 2015

oh what a book! this book really tells the story of Hedy lamarr, it not only tells about her life yet it give full and I do mean full plot lines of all her films , her costars and her life after film. I highly recommend this book it is so Good!


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