Hedy LeMarr was born Hedwig Eva Marie Kiesler in Vienna on November 9, 1913. She began her career in film in the 1930s. Her controversial international films caused such buzz that MGM signed her to a contract. In this new DVD set we see four films starring the raven haired beauty!
Now lets take a look at this collection.
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****=Don’t Miss it!
***=Worth a look.
**=An Ok way to spend an evening.
*=You haven’t missed anything.
Algiers (1938) – Beautiful Gaby falls under the spell of notorious jewel thief Pepe LeMoko, ruler of the mysterious Casbah. ***
The Strange Woman (1946) – A woman in a coastal town in Maine uses her beauty to get what she wants. When her drunken father dies, she improves her situation and marries a man with money… but does not change her ways. ***
Dishonored Lady (1947) – A fashion editor decides the pressure of her work is too much, moves to a small town and changes her identity. ***
Let’s Live A Little (1948) – An advertising agent is pursued by one of his clients who is also his former fiance. But when his new client, a psychiatrist, turns out to be a woman, he’s not sure if he needs romance or analysis. ***
If you love classic cinema or Hedy LeMarr this is an absolute must have collection of films. I do I highly recommend you head on over to www.synergyent.com and enjoy the films of yesteryear.
Moral Rating: Some Adult Situations
Audience: Parental Guidance
Length: 366 minutes
Our Rating: A