Sunday, April 23, 2017

Hedy Lamarr, 1930's


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  1. "That's Hedly!"

    =TW=

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    1. Mel Brooks, "She never got the joke."

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  2. "The most beautiful (and the smartest) woman ever to appear in films." She's no Kardashian.

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    1. Totally agree.........

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    2. Grace Kelly is at least as beautiful IMO but Miss Lamar takes the prize for smartest in a walkover. No contest there.

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  3. As LL suggests, and for anyone who does not know, she obtained a 1942 patent for a frequency-hopping technology that, while not implemented during the war, is now incorporated into wi-fi and other modern communication technologies.
    Wiki entry, here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedy_Lamarr
    Patent, here: https://www.google.com/patents/US2292387

    ...not just another pretty face!

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  4. Well, Clara Bow may have been the original "It Girl," but I'd say Hedy has got a great big supply of "it" herself!

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