Soul retrievals, mysteries solved, the missing two years in Mexico with a mysterious goddess-healer, and Mynx’s final healing and redemption.
The Atomic Bombshell: The Mynx Devlin Chronicles is a podcast serial like no other. This 10-part documentary series pours through the journals and scrapbooks of Hollywood actress and film noir goddess Clara “Mynx” Devlin to tell her story in her own words.
Discover never-heard-before audio artifacts, including scenes and trailers from Mynx’s films, radio transcriptions from breathless journalists like Walter Winchell, and archival newsreel sound, including the complete record of Mynx’s infamous testimony in front of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC). Hear from the people who loved her and hated her.
What makes this podcast so compelling is the integration of two storylines. The first is Mynx’s outlandish movie life that tracks the evolution of exploitation filmmaking in the mid-20th century. The second is Mynx’s personal life: the poignant saga of a woman who searches for love, battles fate, and suffers horrific misfortune as she fights to find happiness.
You’ll laugh and cry, often at the same moment.
Mynx reveals her greatest love: Francois Truffaut, the famous auteur of New Wave Cinema. They fall in love as they make a film, but an insanely jealous producer ruins everything yet again.
Mynx tells all – how she saved the world TWICE for her lover, the most powerful man in the world, and then had a torrid rendezvous with a co-star, the most famous rock star in the world.
Mynx makes eighteen classic drive-in movies and exploitation films and jumps at an impulsive marriage proposal. But a stunning revelation will leave you breathless…and change everything.
Mynx is on the run. Exiled in Mexico and thrust into the Cuban revolution, she meets a notorious surrealist Spanish surrealist director and becomes the mistress of a charismatic, soon to be world famous rebel leader.
Betrayed, with once chance to save herself! It’s the time of the Red Scare and HUAC. Mynx Devlin makes a fateful choice that renders her an outcast and receives a gift from beyond the grave that offers a glimmer of hope.
Mynx Devlin goes on an emotional roller-coaster ride. She’s a box office sensation working with Howard Hughes and Sam Fuller, she’s abandoned by her sponsor, she relishes a night of forbidden love, and she makes an epic cinematic catastrophe that ends in epic betrayal.
Mynx Devlin—provocative, seductive movie star and B-movie actress known as the “Red Acid Queen”—is dead. Was it suicide? Murder? Her granddaughter joins an investigation into her mysterious death…and fascinating life.
The Atomic Bombshell: The Mynx Devlin Chronicles is a 10-part serial podcast that explores the astonishing life and tumultuous times of film noir goddess and 50s exploitation queen Clara “Mynx” Devlin, the woman J. Edgar Hoover called…“The Most Dangerous Woman Alive!”