The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Poster

Release Date: 1939

DVD Release Date: December 6th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Alexander Graham Bell (Don Ameche) works as a teacher to the deaf while experimenting with sound waves. After assisting in the development of the telegraph, Bell is hired to teach a deaf woman, Mabel (Loretta Young), how to speak. They fall in love and, with the support of Mabel and the assistance of Thomas Watson (Henry Fonda), Bell creates his greatest invention of all: the telephone. But the device's success is threatened when Western Union wages a legal battle over the patent.

Cast: Don Ameche, Loretta Young, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Gene Lockhart, Spring Byington, Sally Blane, Polly Ann Young

Director: Irving Cummings

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox, Cosmopolitan Productions

Keywords: Lighthearted, Rivalry, Rise, Charming, Inspiring, Passionate, Love interest, Underdog, Love