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The Hollywood Miss Sapientia: Hedy Lamarr, Actress-Inventor (2012)

Deals with the invention of Hedi Lammarr, (and George Antheil), for which they received a U.S. Patent # 2,292,387 on August 11, 1942.

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Deals with the invention of Hedy Lamarr, (and George Antheil), for which they received a U.S. Patent # 2,292,387 on August 11, 1942. The patent describes a frequency-hopping device that guides radio-controlled torpedoes. Hedy Lamarr,(born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler), a Viennese-born American actress, is remembered by some as the most beautiful woman in the world. She is the first Hollywood woman to have appeared naked on film, [Ecstasy, (1933)], and the first Hollywood woman to have received a U.S. patent. George Antheil is an American avant-garde composer of orchestral music and opera. Written by V. Alexander Stefan

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27 July 2012 (USA)  »

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Hedy Lamarr was once considered the most beautiful woman in Europe. See more »

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References The Female Animal (1958) See more »

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