• Short Summary

    Thomas Edison celebrates his 84th Birthday.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Florida. America's 'G.O.M.' Thomas Edison is an inspiration to World's youth at 84!"

    Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Scientist and inventor Thomas Edison sits on a garden bench. A woman seated next to him comments that it is a nice day for his birthday.

    Edison, seated by a man. Edison says it feels very fine to be 84. He discusses talking pictures and says he's never seen one. (Picture runs out - sound continues). He says he can't understand Einstein's theory.

    N.B. GOM stands for Grand Old Man.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    763.01
    Media URN:
    8341
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:08:00
    Canister:
    31/17

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