WorldCat Identities

Lamarr, Hedy 1913-2000

Overview
Works: 226 works in 517 publications in 7 languages and 9,591 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Crime films  History  Motion pictures  Exhibition catalogs  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Honoree, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hedy Lamarr
Samson and Delilah by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Bible's legendary strongman and the woman who seduces, then betrays him
Algiers by John Cromwell ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic drama of the life in Algier's Casba. A well-liked criminal who has taken refuge in the Casba falls in love with a beautiful tourist
Boom town by Jack Conway ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
Ziegfeld girl ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes
Tortilla Flat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits 2 houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Ecstasy ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simple yet symbolic story of an adulterous love triangle in a pastoral setting
My favorite spy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While headed to Tangier to purchase a microfilm containing important war secrets, foreign spy Eric Augustine is captured by the authorities. Burlesque comedian Peanuts White, a dead ringer for Augustine, is recruited by the government to take over Augustine's mission. White is briefed, dressed to look exactly like Augustine, and thrust into the world of espionage and international intrigue. In Tangiers problems arise when he meets Lily, Augustine's sweetheart and mastermind of the spy ring
Copper Canyon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early days after the Civil War, Johnny, a vaudeville sharpshooter, tries to outrun his past as a hero in the Confederate Army. But when some ex-Confederate miners need protection from Unionists and corrupt lawmen who run Copper Canyon, Johnny decides to fight for justice. Along the way he wins the heart of a local beauty
Ekstase ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, returning to her father's house. One day while bathing in the lake she meets a young man and they fall in love. The husband has become grief stricken at the loss of his young bride, and fate brings him together with the young lover that has taken Eva from him." Ed Sutton, www.imdb.com
Comrade X ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soviet streetcar conductor Theodore is as lovely as a Botticelli angel and as forbidding as a Moscow winter. American reporter "Mac" Thompson is hunky and self-confident. Together, in pre-World War II Russia, the two share an adventure involving secret identities, a marriage of convenience, hairbreadth escapes and a thrilling tank-chase as Mac tries to help Theodore leave for the USA one step ahead of the corrupt secret police
Tortilla Flat ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits two houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent. The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Dishonored lady ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hedy Lamarr is Madeleine Damien, a gorgeous and sophisticated fashion editor living life in the fast lane in an age when "good girls didn't." Depressed by her tarnished reputation, she deliberately crashes her car into a tree and lands on a psychiatrist's couch. Encouraged to change her ways, she starts over with a new name and a new career. She falls in love with a young doctor (Dennis O'Keefe) but her past-life returns to haunt her. Dragged into her old party-girl habits by former coworkers, Madeleine goes home one night with an ex-lover. When he turns up murdered, she finds herself the prime suspect. A courtroom trial follows, and Madeleine is forced to fight for her life
The strange woman by Edgar G Ulmer ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the death of her father, a beautiful woman manoeuvres herself into a position to marry a middle-aged monied local businessman. Though she often uses his money to do good, she continues to consider all other men fair game
Experiment perilous by Jacques Tourneur ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychiatrist Dr. Huntington Bailey falls in love with his patient, Alida Bederaux, the wife of wealthy businessman Nick Bederaux
Come live with me ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Beautiful Austrian political refugee "Johnny" Jones is about to be deported, leaving the loving arms of a married Manhattan publisher for the waiting arms of the Nazis. The solution: instant citizenship via a marriage of convenience with flat-broke writer Bill Smith, in which the only thing they'll share is the same last name"--Container
Ladies' men ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio Spirits presents sixteen digitally restored episodes of the highly-applauded radio program The Charlie McCarthy Show. Here, ventriloquist and gentleman Edgar Bergen and his dummy Charlie McCarthy humorously interact with a bevy of superstars from the Golden Age of Hollywood
H.M. Pulham, Esq by King Vidor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One soft-boiled egg for Harry. Two peanuts for the squirrels in the park. Each morning is the same for prosperous, proper Bostonian Harry Pulham - until he begins writing his biography for his 25th Harvard class reunion. Then memories of the free-spirited woman he once loved, of the liberated life he could have had, of all the aching what ifs of middle age bring Harry abruptly face-to-face with his past."--Container insert
Dark crimes 50 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Return to a time when the movies were black and white but the dark characters that inhabited them displayed every shade of grey. Deception, betrayal, corruption, larceny and murder stir the landscape in this collection of amoral tales filled with features that thrilled bygone audiences and are back to delight a new generation"--Container
Edgar G. Ulmer archive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five feature films directed by Edgar G. Ulmer
Crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With a lovely new bride and a diplomatic appointment imminent, David Talbot sees his life on an upswing - if he is really David Talbot. Blackmailers say he is actually a murderer and thief named Jean Pelletier. Talbot's past includes incidents of amnesia, and he begins to wonder if he is living a lie
 
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Alternative Names
Boies, Hedy, 1913-2000
Kiesler, Hedwig, 1913-2000
Kiesler, Hedwig 1914-2000 Wirklicher Name
Kiesler, Hedwig, 1915-
Kiesler, Hedwig Eva Maria
Kiesler, Hedwig Eva Maria, 1913-2000
Kiesler, Hedwig Eva Maria 1914-2000
Kiesler, Hedy, 1913-2000
Lee, Hedy, 1913-2000
Loder, Hedy, 1913-2000
Mandl, Hedy, 1913-2000
Markey, Hedy Kiesler, 1913-2000
Stauffer, Hedy, 1913-2000
Languages
English (222)
German (26)
Spanish (17)
Czech (4)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
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