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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  

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Bunt Cavatt
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General Powell
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Mr. Taggart
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Ben Els
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Michael Simon
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Ashton
Guy D'Ennery ...
Lundstrom
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Edwin Hall
Milton Parsons ...
'Acid' Graham
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Bigelow
Gene Reynolds ...
Jimmy Price
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Mr. Johnson
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Snade
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Sheriff
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Toastmaster
Jay Ward ...
John Schofield
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Nancy Grey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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First Lecturer (uncredited)
William Arnold ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
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Sheriff (uncredited)
Arthur Belasco ...
Broker (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Preacher (uncredited)
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Bisbee (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
John Butler ...
Mechanic (uncredited)
James Carlisle ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Gold Exchange Clerk (uncredited)
Howard Chase ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
James Conaty ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Jimmy Conlin ...
Waiter (uncredited)
Nick Copeland ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
Nell Craig ...
Woman (uncredited)
Jack Daley ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
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Jordan (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
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Galbreath (uncredited)
Walter Fenner ...
Man at Banquet (uncredited)
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Cashier (uncredited)
Hale Hamilton ...
Broker (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull ...
Broker (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
Edward Keane ...
Lecturer (uncredited)
Eve Kendall ...
Marion Estelle Edison (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ...
Workman (uncredited)
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Second Lecturer (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
Tom Mahoney ...
Policeman (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
Ralph McCullough ...
Reporter (uncredited)
George Meader ...
Minister (uncredited)
Harold Minjir ...
Blair (uncredited)
Bruce Mitchell ...
Coachman (uncredited)
Hans Moebus ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
Louis Natheaux ...
Broker (uncredited)
Alex Novinsky ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
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Lamplighter (uncredited)
Thomas Pogue ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ...
Butler (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Count Stefenelli ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Jackie Taylor ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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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)
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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)
Dolly Tree ... (costumes: women)

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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