THOMAS EDISON DOUBLE FEATURE: Young Tom Edison (1940-82 min.) and Edison the Man (1940-107 min.). Inventor Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. His one thousand U.S. patents included the phonograph, the electric light bulb, the motion picture camera, the stock ticker, the mechanical vote recorder and a battery for an electric car. 1:30 p.m.