MICKEY ROONEY as Young Tom Edison (Apr, 1940)
TOM EDISON WAS A GREAT BOY… BEFORE HE WAS A GREAT MAN!
MICKEY ROONEY as Young Tom Edison
with FAY BAINTER- GEORGE BANCROFT â€¢ VIRGINIA WEIDLER â€¢ EUGENE PALLETTE
â€¢ Original Screen Play by Bradbury Foote, Dore Schary and Hugo Butler
â€¢ Directed by Norman Taurog Produced by John W. Considine, Jr.
â€¢ A METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER PICTURE
Great news! Here comes Mickey Rooney as young Tom Edison, the boy who grew up to be the world’s greatest inventor! Watch him doing experiments at his cellar workbenchâ€”and playing tricks on his schoolmates. See him save a train from being wrecked! It’s thrillingâ€”a picture that you and your whole family will want to see!
Soon another great picture about Thomas Edison will come to you from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This one, starring Spencer Tracy, is called “EDISON THE MAN”, and it continues the fascinating story of one of the most exciting lives any American ever lived. Watch for it!