EDISON THE MAN
Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman
MGM/UA; Directed by Clarence Brown
Black and White; Not Rated; 107 minutes; 1940
EDISON THE MAN is the fascinating, true story of the young telegrapher who rose from obscurity to fame as the inventor of the electric light. Spencer Tracy is perfectly cast as the penniless, but rich in philosophy inventor who steadfastly pursues his dreams of discovery.