Using this household novelty, the pianola, in a brand new way for his music, along with a chance meeting of Lamarr, resulted in the concept of frequency hopping, which was developed as a secure radio communication system in World War II and is the basis of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology today. To learn more about Lamarr and Antheil’s invention, be sure to tune in to “Bombshell” this Friday, May 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) or watch online beginning May 19.
The docu will also be on Decades TV on May 1: http://www.decades.com/specials/decades-presents-wait-for-your-laugh/rose-marie-doc-wait-for-your-laugh-to-premiere-on-decades-may-1
Wait For Your Laugh is available now!! It is a wonderful, emotional and loving look at the extraordinary life and career of Rose Marie, one of the most beloved and enduring personalities in the history of show business.