Mandl had Lamarr accompany him to business meetings where he conferred with scientists and other professionals involved in military technology. In 1974 Lamarr filed an invasion of privacy lawsuit to the tune of $10 million for the unauthorized use of her name in the Mel Brooks satire Blazing Saddles; the case was settled out of court. The parties reached an undisclosed settlement in 1998.
Hedy Lamarr (pron. She gained fame after starring in Gustav Machatý's Ecstasy a film which featured closeups of her character during orgasm in one scene as well as full frontal nude shots of her in another scene both very unusual for the socially conservative period in which the bulk of her career took place. " When Hedy Lamarr worked with Max Reinhardt in Berlin he called her the "most beautiful woman in Europe" due to her "strikingly dark exotic looks" a sentiment widely shared by her audiences and critics.