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The Secret Life of Nikola Tesla (1980)

Tajna Nikole Tesle (original title)
Life and times of Nikola Tesla, famous scientist whose inventions were stolen, but whose greatest contribution to mankind remain a mystery to this day.

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Krsto Papic
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Petar Bozovic Petar Bozovic ... Nikola Tesla
Orson Welles ... J.P. Morgan
Oja Kodar ... Catherine Johnson
Strother Martin ... George Westinghouse
Dennis Patrick ... Thomas Alva Edison
Charles Millot ... Adams
Boris Buzancic Boris Buzancic ... Robert Johnson
Ana Karic Ana Karic ... Djuka Mandic
Edo Perocevic ... Kolman Czito
Zvonko Strmac Zvonko Strmac
Lojze Rozman Lojze Rozman
Igor Galo Igor Galo ... Guglielmo Marconi
Vanja Drach Vanja Drach ... Mark Twain
Marijan Lovric Marijan Lovric ... Milutin Tesla (as Marjan Lovric)
Petar Dobric Petar Dobric
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Life and times of Nikola Tesla, famous scientist whose inventions were stolen, but whose greatest contribution to mankind remain a mystery to this day. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Country:

Yugoslavia

Language:

English | Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

19 February 1980 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Tesla See more »

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Production Co:

Zagreb Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Final film of Strother Martin. See more »

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Although set generally around 1900 (give or take several years), all the American flags have 50 stars. America didn't get its 50th state until 1959. See more »

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Must see for Tesla fans
26 June 2000 | by plissken-11See all my reviews

I was suprised they had made a Tesla movie. The beginning is interesting because it is like a documentary of what different people think of Tesla now. Then the movie starts and it is pretty good. It drags a bit though. The actor who plays Tesla does well. I don't recommend it to people who don't know anything about Tesla, but I think people that know about Tesla and his work will like this


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