The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

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Categories: Drama, History
Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of marriage until his experiments are complete. He invents the telephone, marries and becomes rich and famous, though his happiness is threatened when a rival company sets out to ruin him.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1939-04-04
Run time: 98 minute / 1:38
Director: Irving Cummings
Writer: Lamar Trotti
Production Company : 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America



Don Ameche
as Alexander Graham Bell
Loretta Young
as Mrs. Mabel Hubbard Bell
Henry Fonda
as Thomas Watson
Charles Coburn
as Gardner Hubbard
Gene Lockhart
as Thomas Sanders
Spring Byington
as Mrs. Hubbard
Sally Blane
as Gertrude Hubbard
Polly Ann Young
as Grace Hubbard
Georgiana Young
as Berta Hubbard
Bobs Watson
as George Sanders
Russell Hicks
as Mr. Barrows
Paul Stanton
as Chauncey Smith
Jonathan Hale
as President of Western Union
Harry Davenport
as Judge Rider
Beryl Mercer
as Queen Victoria
Elizabeth Patterson
as Mrs. MacGregor
Charles Trowbridge
as George Pollard
Jan Duggan
as Mrs. Winthrop
Claire Du Brey
as Landlady
Harry Tyler
as Joe Eliot
Ralph Remley
as D'Arcy - Singer
Zeffie Tilbury
as Mrs. Sanders
Jack Kelly
as Banker's Son (uncredited)
Esther Brodelet
as Telephone Operator
Tyler Brooke
as Mr. Calhoun
Nora Cecil
as Miss Jenkins
Davison Clark
as Court Attendant at Door
Dick Elliott
as Man Laughing at Demo
Edmund Elton
as Banker at Demo
Fern Emmett
as Mac Gregor's Maid
Mary Field
as Piano Player
George Guhl
as Mr. Winthrop
Otto Hoffman
as Pawnbroker
Warren Jackson
as Tom
Frank Jaquet
as Edward
Sheldon Jett
as New England Telephone Company Executive
Edward Keane
as Banker at Demo
Crauford Kent
as General
Edward LeSaint
as Banker at Demonstration
Jarold Clifford Lyons
as Infant
Dave Morris
as Telegrapher
Ottola Nesmith
as Nora
Ruth Robinson
as Nurse
John Graham Spacey
as Sir John Cowell
Landers Stevens
as Manager of New England Telephone Exchange
Charles Tannen
as Court Clerk
William Wagner
Eddy Waller
as Storekeeper
Jack Walsh
as James J. Starrow
Lillian West
as Sanders' Nurse
John Elliott
as Banker at Demo
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer

Richard Day Art Direction
Mark-Lee Kirk Art Direction
Thomas Little Set Decoration

Leon Shamroy Director of Photography

Lamar Trotti Screenplay

Walter Thompson Editor

Irving Cummings Director

Ray Harris Story

Costume & Make-Up
Royer Costume Design

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