Passed | | Biography, Drama, History
The biography of the pioneering French microbiologist who helped revolutionize agriculture and medicine.
"Academy Award Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 13, 1946 with Paul Muni reprising his film role.
Dr. Louis Pasteur:
Sire, the hospitals of Paris are pesthouses. There's scarcely a doctor in the city who's not carrying death on his hands and instruments.
Dr. Charbonnet: Because of microbes, Monsieur? Your private menagerie of invisible beasts?
Dr. Louis Pasteur: Exactly. Doctor Charbonnet could see...
When Pasteur returns home after the meeting with the Emperor and Dr.Charbonnet, the family has prepared a birthday cake for him with 37 candles. But this part of the film takes place in 1860 and since Pasteur was born on December 27, 1822, this would have actually made him 38 years old and not 37 as indicated by the number of candles on the cake.
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