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25th May '14 4:16:27 PM MarkLungo
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[[quoteright:242:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/HedyLamarr_8874.jpg]] That's ''[[Film/BlazingSaddles HEDL-]]'' no wait, never mind! Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''Tortilla Flat'' and the [[Creator/CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''. Lamarr was also [[HotScientist very mathematically talented]]; her most notable non-movie achievement was inventing, along with composer George Antheil, a form of radio frequency hopping that is the basis for components of wi-fi and cordless phones today. Or as Website/{{Cracked}}.com put it, she's the world's sexiest MadScientist. !! Films in which Hedy Lamarr appeared include: * ''Geld auf der Straße'', as the Girl at the Night Club (1930) * ''Ekstase'', as Eva Hermann (1933) * ''Algiers'', as Gaby (1938) -- She was the girl whom [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYN27_JDDMU Pepe le Moko]] would have asked to come with him to the Casbah, [[BeamMeUpScotty if he had ever actually said the line]]. * ''Lady of the Tropics'', as Manon deVargnes Carey, aka Kira Kim (1939) * ''Comrade X'', as Golubka, aka Theodore Yahupitz and Lizvanetchka (1940) * ''Ziegfeld Girl'', as Sandra Kolter (1941) * ''H.M. Pulham, Esq.'', as Marvin Myles Ransome (1941) * ''Tortilla Flat'', as Dolores Ramirez (1942) * ''White Cargo'', as Tondelayo (1942) * ''The Heavenly Body'', as Vicky Whitley (1944) * ''The Conspirators'', as Irene Von [''sic''] Mohr (1944) * ''Her Highness and the Bellboy'', as Princess Veronica (1945) * ''The Strange Woman'', as Jenny Hager (1946) * ''Dishonored Lady'', as Madeleine Damien (1947) * ''Let's Live a Little'', as Dr. J.O. Loring (1948) * [[Creator/CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]]'s ''Samson and Delilah'', as Delilah (1949) -- Opposite Victor Mature. This was the film that prompted [[TheMarxBrothers Groucho Marx]]'s famous [[DeadpanSnarker quip]]: "I never go to see a picture where the guy's tits are bigger than the [[BigApplesauce goil]]'s." * ''Copper Canyon'', as Lisa Roselle (1950) * ''My Favorite Spy'', as Lily Dalbray (1951) -- Opposite Bob Hope * ''The Story of Mankind'', as Joan of Arc (1957) * ''The Female Animal'', as Vanessa Windsor (1958) ---- !!Tropes associated with her roles: * FakeNationality: Everything from Russian to Mexican to South Sea Islander. * FemmeFatale: Most notably in ''Algiers'', in which she lures Charles Boyer to his doom. * [[HeAlsoDid She Also Did]]: As noted above. ----
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[[quoteright:242:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/HedyLamarr_8874.jpg]] That's ''[[Film/BlazingSaddles HEDL-]]'' no wait, never mind! Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''Tortilla Flat'' and the [[Creator/CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''. Lamarr was also [[HotScientist very mathematically talented]]; her most notable non-movie achievement was inventing, along with composer George Antheil, a form of radio frequency hopping that is the basis for components of wi-fi and cordless phones today. Or as Website/{{Cracked}}.com put it, she's the world's sexiest MadScientist. !! Films in which Hedy Lamarr appeared include: * ''Geld auf der Straße'', as the Girl at the Night Club (1930) * ''Ekstase'', as Eva Hermann (1933) * ''Algiers'', as Gaby (1938) -- She was the girl whom [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYN27_JDDMU Pepe le Moko]] would have asked to come with him to the Casbah, [[BeamMeUpScotty if he had ever actually said the line]]. * ''Lady of the Tropics'', as Manon deVargnes Carey, aka Kira Kim (1939) * ''Comrade X'', as Golubka, aka Theodore Yahupitz and Lizvanetchka (1940) * ''Ziegfeld Girl'', as Sandra Kolter (1941) * ''H.M. Pulham, Esq.'', as Marvin Myles Ransome (1941) * ''Tortilla Flat'', as Dolores Ramirez (1942) * ''White Cargo'', as Tondelayo (1942) * ''The Heavenly Body'', as Vicky Whitley (1944) * ''The Conspirators'', as Irene Von [''sic''] Mohr (1944) * ''Her Highness and the Bellboy'', as Princess Veronica (1945) * ''The Strange Woman'', as Jenny Hager (1946) * ''Dishonored Lady'', as Madeleine Damien (1947) * ''Let's Live a Little'', as Dr. J.O. Loring (1948) * [[Creator/CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]]'s ''Samson and Delilah'', as Delilah (1949) -- Opposite Victor Mature. This was the film that prompted [[TheMarxBrothers Groucho Marx]]'s famous [[DeadpanSnarker quip]]: "I never go to see a picture where the guy's tits are bigger than the [[BigApplesauce goil]]'s." * ''Copper Canyon'', as Lisa Roselle (1950) * ''My Favorite Spy'', as Lily Dalbray (1951) -- Opposite Bob Hope * ''The Story of Mankind'', as Joan of Arc (1957) * ''The Female Animal'', as Vanessa Windsor (1958) ---- !!Tropes associated with her roles: * FakeNationality: Everything from Russian to Mexican to South Sea Islander. * FemmeFatale: Most notably in ''Algiers'', in which she lures Charles Boyer to his doom. * [[HeAlsoDid She Also Did]]: As noted above. ----[[redirect:Creator/HedyLamarr]]
2nd Mar '14 12:37:51 PM m8e
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Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''Tortilla Flat'' and the [[CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''.
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Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''Tortilla Flat'' and the [[CecilBDemille [[Creator/CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''.

* [[CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]]'s ''Samson and Delilah'', as Delilah (1949) -- Opposite Victor Mature. This was the film that prompted [[TheMarxBrothers Groucho Marx]]'s famous [[DeadpanSnarker quip]]: "I never go to see a picture where the guy's tits are bigger than the [[BigApplesauce goil]]'s."
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* [[CecilBDemille [[Creator/CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]]'s ''Samson and Delilah'', as Delilah (1949) -- Opposite Victor Mature. This was the film that prompted [[TheMarxBrothers Groucho Marx]]'s famous [[DeadpanSnarker quip]]: "I never go to see a picture where the guy's tits are bigger than the [[BigApplesauce goil]]'s."
21st Jun '13 12:33:55 PM MarkLungo
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Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While the HaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''Tortilla Flat'' and the [[CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''. Lamarr was also [[HotScientist very mathematically talented]]; her most notable non-movie achievement was inventing, along with composer George Antheil, a form of radio frequency hopping that is the basis for components of wi-fi and cordless phones today. Or as Cracked.com put it, she's the world's sexiest mad scientist.
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Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While the HaysCode UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''Tortilla Flat'' and the [[CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''. Lamarr was also [[HotScientist very mathematically talented]]; her most notable non-movie achievement was inventing, along with composer George Antheil, a form of radio frequency hopping that is the basis for components of wi-fi and cordless phones today. Or as Cracked.Website/{{Cracked}}.com put it, she's the world's sexiest mad scientist. MadScientist.
22nd Jun '12 6:06:15 AM FELH2
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That's ''[[BlazingSaddles HEDL-]]'' no wait, never mind!
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That's ''[[BlazingSaddles ''[[Film/BlazingSaddles HEDL-]]'' no wait, never mind!

* ''Geld auf der Straße'', as the Girl at the Night Club (1930) * ''Ekstase'', as Eva Hermann (1933)
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* ''Geld auf der Straße'', as the Girl at the Night Club (1930) (1930) * ''Ekstase'', as Eva Hermann (1933) (1933)

* ''Lady of the Tropics'', as Manon deVargnes Carey, aka Kira Kim (1939) * ''Comrade X'', as Golubka, aka Theodore Yahupitz and Lizvanetchka (1940) * ''Ziegfeld Girl'', as Sandra Kolter (1941) * ''H.M. Pulham, Esq.'', as Marvin Myles Ransome (1941) * ''Tortilla Flat'', as Dolores Ramirez (1942) * ''White Cargo'', as Tondelayo (1942) * ''The Heavenly Body'', as Vicky Whitley (1944) * ''The Conspirators'', as Irene Von [''sic''] Mohr (1944) * ''Her Highness and the Bellboy'', as Princess Veronica (1945) * ''The Strange Woman'', as Jenny Hager (1946) * ''Dishonored Lady'', as Madeleine Damien (1947) * ''Let's Live a Little'', as Dr. J.O. Loring (1948)
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* ''Lady of the Tropics'', as Manon deVargnes Carey, aka Kira Kim (1939) (1939) * ''Comrade X'', as Golubka, aka Theodore Yahupitz and Lizvanetchka (1940) (1940) * ''Ziegfeld Girl'', as Sandra Kolter (1941) (1941) * ''H.M. Pulham, Esq.'', as Marvin Myles Ransome (1941) (1941) * ''Tortilla Flat'', as Dolores Ramirez (1942) (1942) * ''White Cargo'', as Tondelayo (1942) (1942) * ''The Heavenly Body'', as Vicky Whitley (1944) (1944) * ''The Conspirators'', as Irene Von [''sic''] Mohr (1944) (1944) * ''Her Highness and the Bellboy'', as Princess Veronica (1945) (1945) * ''The Strange Woman'', as Jenny Hager (1946) (1946) * ''Dishonored Lady'', as Madeleine Damien (1947) (1947) * ''Let's Live a Little'', as Dr. J.O. Loring (1948) (1948)

* ''My Favorite Spy'', as Lily Dalbray (1951) -- Opposite Bob Hope * ''The Story of Mankind'', as Joan of Arc (1957)
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* ''My Favorite Spy'', as Lily Dalbray (1951) -- Opposite Bob Hope Hope * ''The Story of Mankind'', as Joan of Arc (1957) (1957)
3rd Jun '12 2:02:37 AM disturbed0ne
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sexist mad scientist?
Lamarr was also [[HotScientist very mathematically talented]]; her most notable non-movie achievement was inventing, along with composer George Antheil, a form of radio frequency hopping that is the basis for components of wi-fi and cordless phones today. Or as Cracked.com put it, she's the world's sexist mad scientist.
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Lamarr was also [[HotScientist very mathematically talented]]; her most notable non-movie achievement was inventing, along with composer George Antheil, a form of radio frequency hopping that is the basis for components of wi-fi and cordless phones today. Or as Cracked.com put it, she's the world's sexist sexiest mad scientist.
2nd Jun '12 9:59:31 AM PhantomKitty
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Lamarr was also [[HotScientist very mathematically talented]]; her most notable non-movie achievement was inventing, along with composer George Antheil, a form of radio frequency hopping that is the basis for components of wi-fi and cordless phones today.
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Lamarr was also [[HotScientist very mathematically talented]]; her most notable non-movie achievement was inventing, along with composer George Antheil, a form of radio frequency hopping that is the basis for components of wi-fi and cordless phones today. today. Or as Cracked.com put it, she's the world's sexist mad scientist.
24th May '12 3:55:29 AM LordGro
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Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While the HaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''TortillaFlat'' and the [[CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''.
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Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While the HaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''TortillaFlat'' ''Tortilla Flat'' and the [[CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''.

!! Films in Which HedyLamarr Appeared Include:
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!! Films in Which HedyLamarr Appeared Include: which Hedy Lamarr appeared include:
24th May '12 3:54:01 AM LordGro
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Hot Scientist is not about a film of hers. Moved trope section to bottom.
Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While the HaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of JohnSteinbeck's ''Tortilla Flat'' and the [[CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''.
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Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914 - 2000), [[StageNames better known as]] '''Hedy Lamarr''', was an Austrian actress active in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of her first starring roles was in the dialog-light film ''Ekstase'', which featured a long scene of Lamarr fully nude. While the HaysCode made a repeat performance in America impossible, the reputation as a dark and glamorous MsFanservice did follow her. Subsequent films included an adaptation of JohnSteinbeck's ''Tortilla Flat'' Creator/JohnSteinbeck's ''TortillaFlat'' and the [[CecilBDemille Cecil B. DeMille]] film ''Samson and Delilah''.

----- !!Tropes: * FakeNationality: Everything from Russian to Mexican to South Sea Islander. * FemmeFatale: Most notably in ''Algiers'', in which she lures Charles Boyer to his doom. * HotScientist: She helped co-invent the technology that would lead to modern wi-fi. * [[HeAlsoDid She Also Did]]: As noted above. ----

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----- !!Tropes: ---- !!Tropes associated with her roles: * FakeNationality: Everything from Russian to Mexican to South Sea Islander. * FemmeFatale: Most notably in ''Algiers'', in which she lures Charles Boyer to his doom. * HotScientist: She helped co-invent the technology that would lead to modern wi-fi. * [[HeAlsoDid She Also Did]]: As noted above. ----above.
23rd May '11 8:28:01 PM SAMAS
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That's ''[[BlazingSaddles HEDL-]]'' no wait, never mind!

Not to be confused with [[BlazingSaddles Hedley Lamarr]].
1st Mar '11 4:58:16 PM DoctorSerenitySquid
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* WatchItForTheMeme: It is sad to think that one of Hollywood's most glamorous stars would be largely forgotten but for a silly pun in a MelBrooks movie.

* ''The Female Animal'', as Vanessa Windsor (1958)
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* ''The Female Animal'', as Vanessa Windsor (1958)(1958) ----
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