Edison, The Man
Edison, The Man
- 1h 47m
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Academy Award-winner Spencer Tracy ("Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?," "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde") stars in this Oscar-nominated biography of Thomas Edison, the famous inventor who rose from poverty to invent the electric light bulb. With Oscar-winner Charles Coburn ("The Lady Eve") and Oscar-nominees Gene Lockhart ("Meet John Doe") and Henry Travers ("It's A Wonderful Life"). Directed by Academy Award-nominee Clarence Brown ("National Velvet," "The Yearling"). This acclaimed sequel to "Young Thomas Edison" was nominated for Best Writing.
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Grade A MGM biography with strong Tracy as Thomas Edison.
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Biography depicts famous inventor as smart, curious hero.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this kid-friendly movie about Thomas Edison provides kids with an excellent role model -- an American who transformed the world with his mind, whose dream was not to make money, but to make the world easier, more efficient, more comfortable, and safer.
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- Release Date:May 10, 1940
- Audio Format:Stereo
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