Edison: The Wizard of Light (2000)

Genres - Children's/Family, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Inventions & Innovations  |   Run Time - 53 min.  |  
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From the award-winning children's series The Inventors' Specials, comes this entertaining and educational glimpse into the life and work of Thomas Edison. The series combines fact with fictionalized stories to highlight a key period in the lives of famous inventors. In Edison: The Wizard of Light, the inventor rescues a boy from a truant officer after the boy appears in his lab. Edison decides to take the boy under his wing and share with him the excitement of the inventor's world. The program introduces the concepts of patents and recounts the birth of the movie industry. Other programs in this series designed for youngsters between the ages of eight and 13 are Albert Einstein: Light to the Power of 2, Leonardo: A Dream of Flight, Galileo: On the Shoulders of Giants, Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye, and Isaac Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs.

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electricity, inventor, scientist