Hedy Lamarr 1941 Photo by Clarence S Bull
Hedy Lamarr photographed by Clarence Sinclair Bull, 1938
Lamarr was always producing ideas — even an ice cream maker. But what motivated her to develop military technology? Her ego. “She had an extremely huge ego, an extremely huge need to be appreciated for something more than her beauty.”
Hedy Lamarr, the famous closeup
“Hope and curiosity about the future seemed better than guarantees. That’s the way I was. The unknown was always so attractive to me… and still is.”
Ziegfeld Girl, 1941
The young Mrs. Mandl.