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.