Cert 12 Stars 4
This eye-opening documentary on the extraordinary life of one of Hollywood’s most beautiful stars is almost worthy of it’s astonishing subject.
Lamarr was a much-married Austrian-born actress who escaped the Nazi’s to star in Hollywood epics such as 1949’s Samson and Delilah.
Meanwhile she developed a radio guidance system, the principles which are the basis of Bluetooth wireless technology, meaning Lamarr helped invent the internet. But she never received any credit or money for her work.
Her fame lives on in the musical Little Shop of Horrors, where she’s name-checked by a murderous alien plant. And on that bombshell..