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Tom Edison, the boy who lit up the world

Author: David Huffman; Schick Sunn Classic Productions.; VidAmerica (Firm)
Publisher: New York : VidAmerica, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Tom gets his first job as a telegraph operator for Atlantic and Western Telegraph. Even at his tender age, he's their fastest operator, but his penchant for constant experimentation is frowned on and even ridiculed by his superiors. When these scientific activities begin to interfere with his daily duties, he loses his job and goes on to Western Union where he embarks on a career of innovation and invention  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Huffman; Schick Sunn Classic Productions.; VidAmerica (Firm)
OCLC Number: 10212707
Notes: "VHS 7003."
Videocassette release of the 1975 motion picture by Schick Sunn Classic Productions Inc.
Credits: Writer, Brian Russell ; producer, James L. Conway ; director, Henning Schellerup ; executive producer, Charles L. Sellier, Jr.
Cast: David Huffman, Adam Arkin, Michael Callan, Rosemary DeCamp, James Griffith.
Description: 1 videocassette (49 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Schick Sunn Classic Productions Inc.

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Young Tom gets his first job as a telegraph operator for Atlantic and Western Telegraph. Even at his tender age, he's their fastest operator, but his penchant for constant experimentation is frowned on and even ridiculed by his superiors. When these scientific activities begin to interfere with his daily duties, he loses his job and goes on to Western Union where he embarks on a career of innovation and invention that changes the world forever.

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