Edison, The Man

  • 1940
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography

A warm, watchable whitewash. MGM went all out for Thomas Alva Edison in 1940, producing two films on his life. YOUNG TOM EDISON was a box-office flop despite Mickey Rooney's energetic portrayal; EDISON, THE MAN was a much more lavish and popular production, with Tracy giving a dutiful but dynamic performance as the famous inventor. The film opens as Edison,...read more

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

Cast & Details See all »

  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A warm, watchable whitewash. MGM went all out for Thomas Alva Edison in 1940, producing two films on his life. YOUNG TOM EDISON was a box-office flop despite Mickey Rooney's energetic portrayal; EDISON, THE MAN was a much more lavish and popular production… (more)

Show More »