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Young Tom Edison (1940)

03/15/1940 (US) Drama 1h 26m
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Inventor Thomas Edison's boyhood is chronicled and shows him as a lad whose early inventions and scientific experiments usually end up causing disastrous results. As a result, the towns folk all think Tom is crazy, and creating a strained relationship between Tom and his father. Toms only solace is his understanding mother who believes he's headed to do great things.

  1. Norman Taurog

    Director

  2. Dore Schary

    Screenplay

  3. Hugo Butler

    Screenplay

  4. Bradbury Foote

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mickey Rooney

    Mickey Rooney

    Thomas Alva 'Tom' Edison

  2. George Bancroft

    George Bancroft

    Samuel 'Sam' Edison

  3. Fay Bainter

    Fay Bainter

    Mrs. Samuel 'Nancy' Edison

  4. Virginia Weidler

    Virginia Weidler

    Tannie Edison

  5. Eugene Pallette

    Eugene Pallette

    Mr. Nelson

  6. Victor Kilian

    Victor Kilian

    Mr. Dingle

  7. Bobby Jordan

    Bobby Jordan

    Joe 'Joey' Dingle

  8. Lloyd Corrigan

    Lloyd Corrigan

    Dr. Pender

  9. John Kellogg

    John Kellogg

    Bill Edison

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Young Tom Edison
Young Tom Edison

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Original Language English

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