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The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

The Story of Alexander Graham Bell(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of marriage until his experiments are complete. He invents the telephone, marries and becomes rich and famous, though his happiness is threatened when a rival company sets out to ruin him.

Cast & Crew

Don Ameche Alexander Graham Bell
Loretta Young Mrs. [Mabel] Bell
Henry Fonda Thomas Watson
Charles Coburn Gardner Hubbard
Gene Lockhart Thomas Sanders
Spring Byington Mrs. Hubbard
Sally Blane Gertrude Hubbard
Polly Ann Young Grace Hubbard
Georgiana Young Berta Hubbard
Bobs Watson George Sanders
Paul Stanton Chauncey Smith
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 1 Apr 1939
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  A Cosmopolitan Production; Darryl F. Zanuck's production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  97 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,820    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

    brenda smith 2011-09-23

    I love this movie... it is funny and has a great love story. A Classic!!! I have been waiting a long time to purchase it on DVD. MORE>

  • The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

    Stefanie 2007-11-26

    A lovely film with some history mixed in. I found it interesting and a good movie to watch. It is nice to see Alexander Graham Bell have a life and being a... MORE>