Edison, The Man movie trailer - starring Spencer Tracy, Charles Coburn, Gene Lockhart, Henry Travers, Lynne Overman, Rita Johnson. Genre: Drama
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Nelly (Felicity Jones), a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.
Dickens - famous, controlling and emotionally isolated within his success - falls for Nelly, who comes from a family of actors. The theatre is a vital arena for Dickens - a brilliant amateur actor - a man more emotionally coherent on the page or on stage, than in life. As Nelly becomes the focus of Dickens' passion and his muse, for both of them secrecy is the price, and for Nelly a life of "invisibility".
A mad scientist (John Barrymore) makes a beautiful model invisible so she can get back at the man who fired her in The Invisible Woman (1940).
Newsman Pete (Clark Gable), now helping heiress Ellie (Claudette Colbert) escape her father's detectives, gets schooled in hitch-hiking, in another famous scene from Frank Capra's It Happened One Night, 1934.
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