Edison, The Man

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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Original Release

05/10/1940

Cast

Charles Coburn General Powell
Henry Travers Ben Els
Spencer Tracy Thomas A. Edison
Gene Lockhart Mr. Taggart
Lynne Overman Bunt Cavatt
Rita Johnson Mary Stilwell
Felix Bressart Michael Simon
Peter Godfrey Ashton
Guy D'Ennery Lundstrom
Byron Foulger Edwin Hall
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Clarence Brown

Writers

Dore Schary, Hugo Butler, Talbot Jennings, Bradbury Foote

Cast

Charles Coburn General Powell
Henry Travers Ben Els
Spencer Tracy Thomas A. Edison
Gene Lockhart Mr. Taggart
Lynne Overman Bunt Cavatt
Rita Johnson Mary Stilwell
Felix Bressart Michael Simon
Peter Godfrey Ashton
Guy D'Ennery Lundstrom
Byron Foulger Edwin Hall
Milton Parsons 'Acid' Graham
Arthur Aylesworth Jack Bigelow
Gene Reynolds Jimmy Price
Addison Richards Mr. Johnson
Grant Mitchell Snade
Paul Hurst Sheriff
George Lessey Toastmaster
Jay Ward John Schofield
Ann Gillis Nancy Grey
Erville Alderson First Lecturer

Producers

Editors

Fredrick Y. Smith

1941 Oscar Best Writing, Original Story Nominated
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