The Magic Box

  • 1951
  • 1 HR 58 MIN
  • NR
  • Biography

Nearly every actor who ever appeared in British movies worked in this feature. Robert Donat plays William Friese-Greene, the pioneer who patented the first motion picture camera. The film shows his beginnings as a photographer's assistant and his days as a society lenser in London, spending all his resources on his new invention (patented two years more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Eric Ambler
Source (1 Credit)
Ray Allister
Producer (1 Credit)
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Richard Best
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
William Alwyn
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Art Director (1 Credit)
Hopewell Ash
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Dario Simoni
Costumes (1 Credit)
Julia Squire
Make Up (1 Credit)

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