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Hedy Lamarr

With her smoldering femme fatale looks, Austrian Hedy Lamarr was known as the most beautiful woman in film. Hedvig Kiesler, as she was born, launched her film career by performing cinema's very first nude scenes. Released in 1932, 'Ecstasy', in which she played the central role, 'Eva', shocked audiences and brought condemnation from critics across the world - it was banned in Germany and America.

Premiere Date: March 7, 2014 | Runtime: 00:49:56

About Extraordinary Women

From Grace Kelly to Indira Ghandi, this series reveals the stories of extraordinary women who overcame all adversities to emerge as triumphant, inspirational icons of the 20th Century. They seemed to have it all – glamour, power, wealth and adoration. Grace Kelly, Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Indira Gandhi, Madame Chiang Kai Shek... they were worshipped, loved and sometimes even feared by millions