Glamorous Hedy Lamarr…Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s newest star, whose next picture will be “A Lady From the Tropics.”
July 1, 1940: Hollywood stars Don Ameche, Hedy Lamarr and James Stewart watch the action at Hollywood Park. The stars attended a charity fundraiser at the track for the Red Cross
Hedy Lamarr and Charles Boyer, Algiers (United Artists, 1938)
Hedy Lamarr made several films in Europe between 1930 and 1933, including Ecstasy (1933); she was contracted by MGM, but Louis B. Mayer loaned her to Walter Wanger for her first American film. Algiers was Academy nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Charles Boyer), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Gene Lockhart), Art Direction (Alexander Toluboff) and Cinematography (James Wong Howe).