The Life of Emile Zola episodically explores the career of the novelist who championed the cause of France's oppressed. Zola (Paul Muni) is a hugely successful French author who risks all his success and comfort to come to the defense of the unjustly jailed Capt. Dreyfus (Oscar(R) winner Joseph Schildkraut). Winner of three Oscars(R) overall-and of immense critical and popular success-this distinguished film is a must-see portrait of a life that's "a moment of the conscience of man." Winner of the Academy Award(R) for Best Picture! Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, and Gloria Holden co-star. 1 Director: William Dieterle, Irving Rapper Starring: Paul Muni, Joseph Schildkr
Donald Crisp,Erin O'Brien-Moore,Gale Sondergaard,Gloria Holden,Joseph Schildkraut,Paul Muni
The French writer's crusade on behalf of Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, who was wrongly convicted of treason. Several Oscar nominations and winner of Best Picture award! Colorized version available.