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Hedy Lamarr

An Austro-American actress and mathematician, celebrated for her great beauty, who was a major contract star of MGM's "Golden Age." Mathematically talented, Lamarr and composer George Antheil invented an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary for wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day.

Here are the best Hedy Lamarr classic old time radio shows.

Lux Radio Theater

Algiers is the drama of a man doomed to spend the rest of his days in a relentless battle against the law, danger with each breath of life and love the kiss of death. No man alive could call Pepe le Moko afraid.

Charles Boyer plays Pepe Le Moko a French thief who escapes to Algiers and Hedy Lamar plays Gaby the same roles they played in the original 1938 movie.

Series: Lux Radio Theater
Date: July 7, 1941
Duration: 57:53

Lux Radio Theater
Bride Came C.O.D.

Oil heiress Joan is going to elope with a band leader, who she's only known for four days. Out-of-money pilot Steve is going to fly them to Nevada but he makes a deal with her father to deliver her home unmarried. He flies off with her, an apparent kidnapping, but is forced down in the desert. Will the marriage be averted?

Series: Lux Radio Theater
Date: December 29, 1941
Duration: 59:27

Lux Radio Theater
HM Pulham Esquire
Hedy Lamarr and Robert Young star in Lux Radio Theater’s presentation of H.M. Pulham Esq in the same roles they played in the 1941 romantic drama movie of the same name.

Series: Lux Radio Theater
Date: July 13, 1942
Duration: 57:54

Lux Radio Theater
Love Crazy
Bill Powell and Hedy Lamar star as husband and wife starting out to celebrate their wedding anniversary but naturally not expecting a domineering aunt, an ex-sweetheart and a lunatic commission to horn in on the celebrations!

Series: Lux Radio Theater
Date: October 5, 1942
Duration: 58:26

Screen Guild Theater
Come Live With Me

Johnny Jones is an illegal immigrant and showgirl from Europe. She is due to be deported from the USA, but the immigration agent gives her a chance to stay with one condition... She needs to get married within the next week! Unfortunately, her boyfriend is already married, so she proposes to find a marriage of convenience in order to remain in the country. A down-on-his-luck author may be the one to help...

Series: Screen Guild Theater
Date: August 2, 1943
Duration: 29:46

Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy
Hedy Loves Mortimer
The makers of Chase and Sanborn Coffee present Edgar Bergan and Charlie McCarthy with William Gaskill, Victor Moore, Mortimer Snerd, Dale Evans, The sportsmen, Bill Goodwin and special guest beautiful actress Hedy Lemarr.

Series: Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy
Date: September 26, 1943
Duration: 28:58

Burns & Allen
Guest - Hedy Lamarr

It's afternoon, and George is just getting home from the office. When he opens the front door, he hears Gracie on the telephone talking to Pat O'Brien. There's a big contest to choose the Queen of the Fleet for Navy Day, and Tootsie has entered. She's currently in second place, with the leader being Hedy Lamarr. 

Series: Burns & Allen
Date: October 26, 1943
Duration: 28:33

Lux Radio Theater
Casablanca is a story of love and hate with a background of adventure and sudden death. As the Nazi lash descended upon Europe hoards of refugees fled to the sanctuary of Casablanca in North Africa. Those with money obtained exit visas to Lisbon and then the Americas. Victor Laszlo, Leader of the underground had escaped from a concentration camp and the Nazi’s were after him. He arrives in Casablanca to pay a fabulous price for exit papers to Lisbon, which he was to obtain from Rik Blaine who owns the hottest nightspot in Casablanca. However, Laszlo is not alone, he is with his beautiful wife Isla, Isla the woman whom Blaine had loved and who had walked out suddenly on him with no explanation in Paris. Rik and Isla cannot deny their love for each other.

Series: Lux Radio Theater
Date: January 24, 1944
Duration: 55:48