American Masters

Interview with Director Alexandra Dean

Clip: Season 32 Episode 3 | 3m 23s

Director Alexandra Dean shares all the articles, photos and letters stashed away in her home that piece together the true story of Hedy Lamarr. Find out what Dean found frustrating during her research and who helped her put all the pieces together right before she almost gave up.

Aired: 05/18/18

Rating: NR

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