Young Tom Edison Movie Review 1940

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Two teenaged years in the life of Thomas Alva Edison, as he drives his family crazy with his endless experiments on his way to becoming the famed inventor. Rooney manages to be enthusiastic without being overwhelming. Followed by "Edison the Man," with Spencer Tracy in the adult role.


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Available on VHS
Running time 82 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Biopics: Science/Medical, Inventors & Inventions, Coming of Age
Dore Schary, Bradbury Foote, Hugo Butler
Mickey Rooney, Fay Bainter, George Bancroft, Virginia Weidler, Eugene Pallette, Victor Kilian, Bobby Jordan, Lloyd Corrigan
Norman Taurog
Jr. John W. Considine, MGM

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