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The Magic Box

The Magic Box

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!Jan. 01, 1952United Kingdom118 Min.Approved
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Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife’s so that it sounded more impressive for the photographic portrait work he was so good at. But he was also an inventor and his search for a way to project moving pictures became an obsession that ultimately changed the life of all those he loved.

The Magic Box
Original title The Magic Box
IMDb Rating 7 1,300 votes
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Robert Donat isWilliam Friese-Greene
William Friese-Greene
Margaret Johnston isEdith Harrison Friese-Greene
Edith Harrison Friese-Greene
Maria Schell isHelena Friese-Greene
Helena Friese-Greene
Robert Beatty isLord Beaverbrook
Lord Beaverbrook
Martin Boddey isSitter in Bath Studio
Sitter in Bath Studio
Edward Chapman isFather in Family Group
Father in Family Group
John Charlesworth isGraham Friese-Greene
Graham Friese-Greene
Maurice Colbourne isBride's Father in wedding group
Bride's Father in wedding group