Lamarr was also a scientist and worked on spectrum communications.
Up until that time there was little or no regulation concerning nudity or eroticism in film.
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At the height of her fame, she developed an improved stoplight, a skin-tautening technique, and a tablet that, when dissolved in water, turned into cola.
At 18 years old and only three years into her film career, Hedy Lamarr made history in the starring role of Eva Hermann in the 1933 Czech movie Ecstasy originally Extase.
While the nude scene is innocent enough—her character leaves her clothes on her horse while she swims naked and must chase after it—Lamarr initially threatened to quit.