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Hedy Lamarr and Frequency-Hopping (Dream Up 2019)

From 11 member  reviews
Members say: Disappointing, Entertaining, Slow, Ambitious, Clever

About the show

A bioplay about the famed film and TV actress who co-invented a technology that might have contributed to victory in World War II. Part of Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival. More…

From the show:

Movie Star Hedy Lamarr and her partner, Composer George Antheil Invent and Patent Frequency-Hopping in 1941, A system of electronics used today in our cell phones, Wi-fi, Drones and Satellites, A Billion Dollar Industry.

Married to a weapons industrialist, Hedy heard about Wartime weapons. She wanted her invention to be anti-nazi submarines and submitted it to the navy during World War 2 where it was rejected.

Although a millionaire, with 6 husbands, 3 Children she dies unrecognized for the invention alone, in debt, and heartbroken.

Member Reviews (11)


Disappointing, Entertaining, Slow, Ambitious, Clever

Slow, Indulgent, Cliched, Banal, Disappointing

See it if You are truly interested in the life of Hedy Lamarr as an actress, her love life, and in her personal problems ( and triumphs).

Don't see it if You dislike exaggerated acting and poor accents and if you are most interested in learning more about Hedy’s scientific discoveries.

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