TV Movie | TV-PG | | Biography, Drama, History
Drama about the development of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to experimentally prove his ideas.
Albert Einstein's character is seen throwing his socks upon the crowd on a dock early in the movie. However, he never wore socks into adulthood in real life due to their propensity to make holes in the big toe.
Pick up the tablecloth.
Arthur Eddington: Space. The tablecloth is space...
Arthur Eddington: The sun.
Arthur Eddington: What's happening?
Winnie Eddington: What?
Arthur Eddington: What's happening with the sun in space?
Winnie Eddington: Well, the bread is sinking into the tablecloth.
Frank Dyson: The sun makes a shape around it in space.
Arthur Eddington: Yes. Now, what happens if I do this?
Arthur Eddington: ...
The scene where Einstein insults the other University's scientists is supposed to be a day after the deployment of gas at the second battle of Ypres. Amongst the scientists is Fritz Haber. In actuality Haber would have not been present as he was present at the front to see the deployment of the chemicals.