The Magic Box (DVD)
Biography of William Friese-Greene, a British pioneer of the cinema. Starring Robert Donat, Laurence Olivier, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Ustinov, Joyce Grenfell et al.
A joint British film industry venture to celebrate the 1951 Festival of Britain, this film celebrates the life of William Friese-Greene a British cinema pioneer who died in poverty. Robert Donat stars as Friese-Greene and the supporting cast reads like a whos who of British cinema. Laurence Olivier, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Ustinov, Joyce Grenfell, Eric Portman and Googie Withers are just a few. Youll probably spend the entire film trying to spot all the star cameos!
No. Discs 1 DVD
Running Time 1 hr 58