About the film
historical figure light bulb
Edison, the Man
Release Date: May 10, 1940
|Slogan||:||«Spencer Tracy's greatest performance!»|
|Writers||:||Hugo Butler, Dore Schary, Talbot Jennings, Bradbury Foote|
In flashback, fifty years after inventing the light bulb, an 82-year-old Edison tells his story starting at age twenty-two with his arrival in New York. He's on his way with the invention of an early form of the stock market ticker.