The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)

Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of marriage until his experiments are complete. He invents the telephone, marries and becomes rich and famous, though his happiness is threatened when a rival company sets out to ruin him.

Directing:
  • Irving Cummings

Writing:
  • Lamar Trotti
  • Ray Harris

Stars:
Release Date: 1939-04-04
themoviedb icon 6.2/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 98

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Don Ameche
Don Ameche
Alexander Graham Bell
Loretta Young
Loretta Young
Mrs. Mabel Hubbard Bell
Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
Thomas Watson
Charles Coburn
Charles Cobur...
Gardner Hubbard
Gene Lockhart
Gene Lockhart
Thomas Sanders
Spring Byington
Spring Byingt...
Mrs. Hubbard
Polly Ann Young
Polly Ann You...
Grace Hubbard
Georgiana Young
Georgiana You...
Berta Hubbard
Bobs Watson
Bobs Watson
George Sanders
Russell Hicks
Russell Hicks
Mr. Barrows
Paul Stanton
Paul Stanton
Chauncey Smith
Jonathan Hale
Jonathan Hale
President of Western Union
Harry Davenport
Harry Davenpo...
Judge Rider
Beryl Mercer
Beryl Mercer
Queen Victoria
Charles Trowbridge
Charles Trowb...
George Pollard
Jan Duggan
Jan Duggan
Mrs. Winthrop
Claire Du Brey
Claire Du Bre...
Landlady
Harry Tyler
Harry Tyler
Joe Eliot
Zeffie Tilbury
Zeffie Tilbur...
Mrs. Sanders
Jack Kelly
Jack Kelly
Banker's Son (uncredited)
Tyler Brooke
Tyler Brooke
Mr. Calhoun
Nora Cecil
Nora Cecil
Miss Jenkins
Davison Clark
Davison Clark
Court Attendant at Door
Dick Elliott
Dick Elliott
Man Laughing at Demo
Fern Emmett
Fern Emmett
Mac Gregor's Maid
Mary Field
Mary Field
Piano Player
George Guhl
George Guhl
Mr. Winthrop
Otto Hoffman
Otto Hoffman
Pawnbroker
Frank Jaquet
Frank Jaquet
Edward
Edward Keane
Edward Keane
Banker at Demo
Crauford Kent
Crauford Kent
General
Edward LeSaint
Edward LeSain...
Banker at Demonstration
Ottola Nesmith
Ottola Nesmit...
Nora
Landers Stevens
Landers Steve...
Manager of New England Telephone Exchange
Charles Tannen
Charles Tanne...
Court Clerk
Eddy Waller
Eddy Waller
Storekeeper
John Elliott
John Elliott
Banker at Demo
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