Academy Award-winner Spencer Tracy ("Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?," "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde") stars in this Oscar-nominated biography of Thomas Edison, the famous inventor who rose from poverty to invent the electric light bulb. With Oscar-winner Charles Coburn ("The Lady Eve") and Oscar-nominees Gene Lockhart ("Meet John Doe") and Henry Travers ("It's A Wonderful Life"). Directed by Academy Award-nominee Clarence Brown ("National Velvet," "The Yearling"). This acclaimed sequel to "Young Thomas Edison" was nominated for Best Writing.

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4.7 out of 5
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10+ COMMON SENSE

Biography depicts famous inventor as smart, curious hero.

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Studio
MGM
Genre
Drama
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Copyright
© Edison, the Man 1940 Turner Entertainment Co. Package Design 2009 Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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Primary
English (United States) (Stereo)

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