Documentaries

Thomas Alva Edison (1982)

Director: Robert Snyder
Actors: John Cannon, John Cannon
Runtime: 30 min.

Thomas Alva Edison was the genius inventor of the light bulb, the phonograph and the motion picture who held over 1000 patents. This movie tells the story of his precocious childhood to teenage telegraph operator who invents the stock ticker, to his extraordinary string of inventions. Narrated by John Cannon.

Trivia: Director Robert Snyder won a Best Documentary Academy Award for The Titan: The Story of Michelangelo (1951). Narrator John Cannon was the voice of the Movietone Newsreels that aired from the 1920s - 1960s.