Edison, the Man

Directed by Clarence Brown
1940    1h 47m    Not Rated
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Honored at a banquet for his sixty-year career as an inventor, scientist, and businessman, 89-year-old Thomas Alva Edison reflects back on his long career, which includes such achievements as the stock market ticker, the phonograph, the light bulb, and the motion picture.
Cast of Edison, the Man
  • Spencer TracyThomas A. Edison
  • Charles CoburnGeneral Powell
  • Lynne OvermanBunt Cavatt
  • Rita JohnsonMary Stilwell
  • Gene LockhartMr. Taggart
  • Henry TraversBen Els
  • Felix BressartMichael Simon
  • Peter GodfreyAshton
  • Guy D'EnneryLundstrom
  • Byron FoulgerEdwin Hall
  • Milton Parsons'Acid' Graham
  • Arthur AylesworthBigelow
  • Gene ReynoldsJimmy Price
  • Addison RichardsMr. Johnson
  • Grant MitchellSnade
  • Paul HurstSheriff
  • George LesseyToastmaster
  • Jay WardJohn Schofield
  • Ann GillisNancy Grey
  • Erville AldersonFirst Lecturer
  • William ArnoldMinor Role
  • Hooper AtchleyBroker
  • Irving BaconSheriff
  • Arthur BelascoBroker
  • Edward BibyParty Guest
  • Billy BletcherReporter
  • Harry C. BradleyPreacher
  • Harlan BriggsBisbee
  • Fritzi BrunetteMinor Role
  • John ButlerMechanic
  • James CarlisleParty Guest
  • George ChandlerGold Exchange Clerk
  • Howard ChaseMinor Role
  • James ConatyParty Guest
  • Jimmy ConlinWaiter
  • Nick CopelandReporter
  • Maurice CostelloBroker
  • Nell CraigWoman
  • Jack DaleyMinor Role
  • Edgar DearingPoliceman
  • Helen DicksonMinor Role
  • John DilsonBroker
  • Donald DouglasJordan
  • Edward EarleBroker
  • Frank FaylenGalbreath
  • Walter FennerMan at Banquet
  • Eddie GribbonCashier
  • Hale HamiltonBroker
  • Sam HarrisParty Guest
  • Edward HearnBroker
  • Arthur Stuart HullBroker
  • Harry HumphreyBroker
  • Edward KeaneLecturer
  • Eve KendallMarion Estelle Edison
  • Milton KibbeeWorkman
  • Charles LaneSecond Lecturer
  • Edward LeSaintDoctor
  • Wilfred LucasBroker
  • Tom MahoneyPoliceman
  • Eric MayneParty Guest
  • Ralph McCulloughReporter
  • George MeaderMinister
  • Harold MinjirBlair
  • Bruce MitchellCoachman
  • Hans MoebusParty Guest
  • Edmund MortimerParty Guest
  • Forbes MurrayBroker
  • Louis NatheauxBroker
  • Alex NovinskyParty Guest
  • William H. O'BrienWaiter
  • George OveyLamplighter
  • Thomas PogueMinor Role
  • Alexander PollardButler
  • Cyril RingReporter
  • Count StefenelliParty Guest
  • Harry StrangMinor Role
  • Charles TrowbridgeClark
  • Emmett VoganSecretary
  • Charles WaldronFirst Commissioner
  • Frank WhitbeckTrailer Narrator (voice)
  • Joe WhiteheadMinor Role
  • Lloyd WhitlockBroker
  • Robert WinklerNewsboy
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