Rent Westinghouse on DVD


2008 Rated NR 1hr 52m

This compelling documentary charts the life and career of entrepreneurial engineer George Westinghouse, a creative giant of his time who built an electricity empire and made a fortune by developing a system for alternating-current power distribution. In addition to being the inventor of the air brake, Westinghouse -- one of Thomas Edison's chief rivals -- was a kind, generous businessman who made it his goal to treat his workers well.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; outtakes; William H. Terbo discusses Nikola Tesla; The Westinghouse Time Capsule; Type-V Disconnecting Switches; commentary track with writer/director Mark Bussler and Edward J. Reis, Executive Director of the George Westinghouse Museum.