Edison, the Man Reviews

April 13, 2012
Spencer Tracy plays the pioneering scientist in this decent but routine MGM biopic, directed by Clarence Brown
December 24, 2010
Biography depicts famous inventor as smart, curious hero.
December 18, 2007
Standard biopic.
April 30, 2007
Grade A MGM biography with strong Tracy as Thomas Edison.
January 26, 2006
Something of a whitewash job, it never begins to suggest the stubborn and sometimes shortsighted side to the inventor's character that led him, for example, first to fail to recognise the potential of his invention of the movie camera and projector.