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Edison, the Man

Edison, the Man(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.

Cast & Crew

Clarence Brown Director
Spencer Tracy Thomas A. Edison
Rita Johnson Mary Stilwell
Lynne Overman Bunt Cavatt
Charles Coburn General Powell
Gene Lockhart Mr. Taggart
Felix Bressart Michael Simon
Guy D'Ennery Lundstrom
Byron Foulger Edwin Hall
Milton Parsons "Acid" Graham
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Orange, New Jersey: 16 May 1940
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  Clarence Brown's Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  104 or 111 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Edison, The Man

    Ann 2013-03-25

    It was very good. Seemed to have been researched very well....Question: At the end of movie when he gave he speech on the "Dangers of Science"... MORE>

  • Edison, the Man (1940)

    Mr. Blandings 2011-10-22

    Watchable but blatantly white-washed bio-pic of the famous American inventor. Tracy is solid as usual. Neat idea of back-to-back films with the prequel... MORE>

  • Edison, the Man (1940)

    Jay Higgins 2009-10-18

    Very "Hollywoodized" biography of Thomas Edison, a follow up to "Young Tom Edison". Spencer Tracy is, as always, great. He is one of... MORE>