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The Magic Box


The Magic Box was the English film industry's contribution to the 1951 Festival of Britain. Its all-star cast generously forsook their usual salaries for the privilege of paying tribute to that unsung pioneer of cinema, [[Performer~P187965~William Friese-Greene~williamfriesegreene]], here played by [[Performer~P19618~Robert Donat~robertdonat]]. Adapted by [[Performer~P79503~Eric Ambler~ericambler]] from the controversial biography by Ray Allister, Magic Box contends that Friese-Greene was the true father...more