The Resource Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world, Richard Rhodes

Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world, Richard Rhodes

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Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world
Title
Hedy's folly
Title remainder
the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world
Statement of responsibility
Richard Rhodes
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Hedys folly
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the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world
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Language
eng
Summary
Describes the lesser-known technological talents of actress Hedy Lamarr and the collaborative work with avant-garde composer George Antheil that eventually led to the development of spread-spectrum radio, cell phones, and GPS systems
Summary
Describes the lesser-known technological talents of actress Hedy Lamarr and the collaborative work with avant-garde composer George Antheil that eventually led to the development of spread-spectrum radio, cell phones, and GPS systems
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10015980
Cataloging source
DLC
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1937-
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Rhodes, Richard
Dewey number
  • 791.43028092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Lamarr, Hedy
  • Actresses
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
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the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world
Label
Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world, Richard Rhodes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Hedy Lamarr, inventor -- A charming Austrian girl -- Bad boy of music -- Mechanisms -- Between times -- Leaving Fritz -- Cinemogling -- Frequency hopping -- Flashes of genius -- Red-hot apparatus -- O pioneers!
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 261 p., [8] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385534383
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 13456301
  • 13456301
Label
Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world, Richard Rhodes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Hedy Lamarr, inventor -- A charming Austrian girl -- Bad boy of music -- Mechanisms -- Between times -- Leaving Fritz -- Cinemogling -- Frequency hopping -- Flashes of genius -- Red-hot apparatus -- O pioneers!
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 261 p., [8] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385534383
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 13456301
  • 13456301

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