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Product NameEdison the Man [VHS]
LanguageEnglish
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 6302208912
Price New7.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used3.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
CastSpencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn, Gene Lockhart
Weight7.36 ounces    (convert)
BindingVHS Tape
FormatBlack & White, NTSC
Published03/31/2000
Run Time107 minutes
Long DescriptionIn 1940, MGM produced two pictures spanning the life of legendary inventor and thinker Thomas Alva Edison. This sequel to YOUNG TOM EDISON (starring Mickey Rooney) is a thought-provoking portrait of the man behind some of the most important inventions of the 20th century. On the 50th anniversary of Edison's greatest invention, the incandescent lightbulb, the elderly man thinks back on his life and his most creative period. He remembers the early setbacks in his career, his undaunting determination, and his happy family life with his wife, Mary Stillwell (Rita Johnson). This well-researched biopic features a remarkable lead performance from Spencer Tracy, who spent a period of time in Edison's hometown of Menlo Park, New Jersey, where he stayed in his laboratory and researched his journals and letters. In an attempt to create continuity between the two Thomas Edison projects, MGM hired the same screenwriters to work on both pieces.
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