The Magic Box

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"A rich and deeply moving story of a man whose achievement opened up a new world, and of the two women whose love and sacrifices made it possible!"
  • Approved
  • 1951
  • 1 hr 58 min
  • 7.1  (1,211)

William Friese-Greene was the first man to produce and patent a commercially practical motion-picture camera based on the principles still used today. He lived for his work, sacrificing himself and his family and fortune to satisfy an obsession - to make pictures move. This is his story and the story of the two women who loved him.

The Magic Box
Description
William Friese-Greene was the first man to produce and patent a commercially practical motion-picture camera based on the principles still used today. He lived for his work, sacrificing himself and his family and fortune to satisfy an obsession - to make pictures move. This is his story and the story of the two women who loved him.

The Magic Box is a 1951 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 58 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1.

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  • Release Date
    1951
  • MPAA Rating
    Approved
  • Runtime
    1 hr 58 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (1,211)