The Life of Emile Zola
The Life of Emile Zola ★★★½ 1937
Writer Emile Zola intervenes in the case of Alfred Dreyfus who was sent to Devil's Island for a crime he did not commit. Well-crafted production featuring a handsome performance from Muni. 117m/B VHS, DVD . Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Gloria Holden, Joseph Schildkraut; D: William Dieterle; W: Norman Reilly Raine; C: Gaetano Antonio “Tony” Gaudio; M: Max Steiner. Oscars ‘37: Picture, Screenplay, Support. Actor (Schildkraut), Natl. Film Reg. ‘00;; N.Y. Film Critics ‘37: Actor (Muni), Film.