Photograph of actress Hedy Lamarr in the 1933 film 'Ecstasy'

Made:
1933 in Vienna
maker:
Unknown

Ecstasy. 'Hedi Kiesler (later Hollywoodized to Hedy Lamarr) reclines voluptuously before the camera in the film which
Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group/SSPL
© Mirrorpix

Ecstasy. 'Hedi Kiesler (later Hollywoodized to Hedy Lamarr) reclines voluptuously before the camera in the film which
Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group/SSPL
© Mirrorpix

Photograph entitled 'Ecstasy'. Caption on back reads: 'Hedi Kiesler (later Hollywoodized to Hedy Lamarr) reclines voluptuously before the camera in the film which skyrocketed her beauty to international fame. A lot of the scenes embarrassed Hedi, and the film was banned in a lot of places - but it started the obscure Austrian girl to success.' International News Potos, 1933. Daily Herald stamp on verso with date 10 October 1952.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/19849
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Daily Herald Archive at National Science and Media Museum

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