Mr. Mike's Mondo Video
(producer - segment "Electrocuting an Elephant", archive footage, as Thomas Alva Edison)
Thomas Alva Edison | Thomas Edison
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
(His last words, after lasping in and out of consciousness): "It is very beautiful over there."
While his partial deafness was the subject a great deal of speculation and mythology, it is generally assumed that it was caused by a childhood bout of scarlet fever.
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