George Washington Carver (1940)

Genres - Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Run Time - 69 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this bio-pic, the great scientist plays himself as an adult. In flashback the film begins with his orphaned childhood. Throughout his life the intelligent, curious scientist had a fascination with the many potential uses for the peanut, including his most famous invention: peanut butter. After he created that, Carver became the head of the Tuskegee Institute Agricultural Department.

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inventor, Black [race], childhood, history, orphan, scientist