II. Warhol’s Hedy: Operational Failure

II. Warhol’s Hedy: Operational Failure

Scene 1 The Operating Room “The film begins with an avant-garde image. It is a static shot and it is only through time and a certain amount of dialogue that we realize that we are seeing a women’s face as she lays on a table, the top of her head towards...
I. Warhol’s Hedy: A Spliced Life

I. Warhol’s Hedy: A Spliced Life

Ronald Tavel writes about the experience of having Andy Warhol transmogrify his script, Hedy, into a Factory production. He characterizes his script as “the celluloid saga with which I protested the taking of the actress into custody” (259). His “protest,” however,...
 Image Capture–and Release!

 Image Capture–and Release!

Grand Theft Identity:Hedy Lamarr Sues Corel     Misnamed and often miscast, you would come to lament:  “My face has been my misfortune. It has attracted six unsuccessful marriage partners. It has attracted all the wrong people into my boudoir for five...
Hedy/Dickinson Connector

Hedy/Dickinson Connector

Hedy Lamarr and Emily Dickinson: Two Women Who Never Had Full Control of their Own Lives’ Courses…     Emily Dickinson, so unacknowledged in her own life time,writes about being a female poet not fully in controlof her own life and craft. Her...
Patent Falsehoods

Patent Falsehoods

From the ghostwriters’ grand theft auto biography to Corel’s theft of your image to Warhol’s camp version of your life, you have had to endure all sorts of “infringements”. . .   Reclaiming… Corel’s lawyers trotted out a number...