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Edison, the Man (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Clarence Brown

Writing Credits  

Talbot Jennings ... (screen play) and
Bradbury Foote ... (screen play)
 
Dore Schary ... (original story) and
Hugo Butler ... (original story)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

...
Rita Johnson ...
Lynne Overman ...
Bunt Cavatt
...
General Powell
...
Mr. Taggart
...
Ben Els
Felix Bressart ...
Michael Simon
Peter Godfrey ...
Ashton
Guy D'Ennery ...
Lundstrom
Byron Foulger ...
Edwin Hall
Milton Parsons ...
'Acid' Graham
Arthur Aylesworth ...
Bigelow
Gene Reynolds ...
Jimmy Price
Addison Richards ...
Mr. Johnson
...
Snade
Paul Hurst ...
Sheriff
George Lessey ...
Toastmaster
Jay Ward ...
John Schofield
Ann Gillis ...
Nancy Grey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erville Alderson ...
First Lecturer (uncredited)
William Arnold ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Hooper Atchley ...
Broker (uncredited)
Irving Bacon ...
Sheriff (uncredited)
Arthur Belasco ...
Broker (uncredited)
...
Reporter (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley ...
Preacher (uncredited)
Harlan Briggs ...
Bisbee (uncredited)
Fritzi Brunette ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
John Butler ...
Mechanic (uncredited)
George Chandler ...
Gold Exchange Clerk (uncredited)
Howard Chase ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Jimmy Conlin ...
Waiter (uncredited)
Nick Copeland ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Maurice Costello ...
Broker (uncredited)
Nell Craig ...
Woman (uncredited)
Jack Daley ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
John Dilson ...
Broker (uncredited)
Donald Douglas ...
Jordan (uncredited)
Edward Earle ...
Broker (uncredited)
...
Galbreath (uncredited)
Walter Fenner ...
Man at Banquet (uncredited)
Eddie Gribbon ...
Cashier (uncredited)
Hale Hamilton ...
Broker (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ...
Broker (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull ...
Broker (uncredited)
Harry Humphrey ...
Broker (uncredited)
Edward Keane ...
Lecturer (uncredited)
Eve Kendall ...
Marion Estelle Edison (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ...
Workman (uncredited)
...
Second Lecturer (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Wilfred Lucas ...
Broker (uncredited)
Tom Mahoney ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Ralph McCullough ...
Reporter (uncredited)
George Meader ...
Minister (uncredited)
Harold Minjir ...
Blair (uncredited)
Bruce Mitchell ...
Coachman (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ...
Broker (uncredited)
Louis Natheaux ...
Broker (uncredited)
George Ovey ...
Lamplighter (uncredited)
Thomas Pogue ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ...
Butler (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Strang ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Jackie Taylor ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Charles Trowbridge ...
Clark (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Secretary (uncredited)
Charles Waldron ...
First Commissioner (uncredited)
Frank Whitbeck ...
Trailer Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Joe Whitehead ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Lloyd Whitlock ...
Broker (uncredited)
Robert Winkler ...
Newsboy (uncredited)
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Produced by 

John W. Considine Jr. ... producer
Orville O. Dull ... associate producer

Music by 

Herbert Stothart ... (musical score)

Cinematography by 

Harold Rosson ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Fredrick Y. Smith ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

Edwin B. Willis ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Gile Steele ... (costumes: men's)
Dolly Tree ... (costumes: women's)

Makeup Department 

Jack Dawn ... makeup creator

Production Management 

Jay Marchant ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert A. Golden ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

John S. Detlie ... associate art director

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director

Music Department 

Daniele Amfitheatrof ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Franz Waxman ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Eugene Zador ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Other crew 

William A. Simonds ... technical advisor: The Edison Institute, Dearborn, Michigan
Norman R. Speiden ... technical advisor: director of historical research, Thomas A. Edison, Inc., West Orange, New Jersey
Crew verified as complete

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