Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Interview with Director Alexandra Dean

Director Alexandra Dean shares all the articles, photos and letters stashed away in her home that helped put the documentary together. These intimate artifacts tell the true story behind the glamorous actress that is Hedy Lamarr, who never spoke publicly about her inventions. Find out what Dean found frustrating during her research and who helped her put all the pieces together right before she almost gave up.

 

Produced by Reframed Pictures in association with American Masters, the new documentary Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story explores how Lamarr’s true legacy is that of a technological trailblazer. The film premieres nationwide May 18, 2018, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation