Film: 11089

Personalities | 1930 | Sound | B/W


Interview with Edison on his 84th birthday 1930's

Edison's wife leans across and asks him "Isn't it a nice day for your birthday". He nods and says "Yes". He says he is getting old but has a lot of ginger yet. Edison who is very deaf interviewed by man. When asked what he thinks of sound pictures he says "I don't know, I never heard one".
[Picture disappears but sound continues]
"What do you think of the Einstein theory, Mr. Edison?". "I don't think anything of the Einstein theory because I can't understand it!"

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