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The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

Not Rated  |   |  Biography, Drama

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The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.


  • Gloria Holden and Paul Muni in The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
  • "Life of Emile Zola, The" Joseph Schildkraut 1937 Warner Bros. **I.V.
  • Paul Muni in The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
  • Gloria Holden and Paul Muni in The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
  • Paul Muni and Vladimir Sokoloff in The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

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Paul Muni's finest moment in the film is probably the famous six minute courtroom speech. He had to do multiple takes of this crucial scene. Upon completion, he received a standing ovation from the cast and crew.


Minister of War: Books? Books? I don't read books!


When Nana comes into the café from the snow, the artificial snow stays on her clothes long after real snow would have melted, then suddenly in a second it disappears with the next cut.


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Biography | Drama

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