The Life of Emile Zola
Nominated for five Oscars and winner for Best Picture, this biographical drama stars Paul Muni ("I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang," "The Life of Louis Pasteur") as the famed writer who risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason. Academy Award-winner Paul Muni received an Oscar-nomination for his stirring performance while co-star Joseph Schildkraut won for Supporting Actor. Recently selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the top 400 American films of all time. "The Life of Emile Zola" was also selected for preservation by the National Film Registry due to its cultural, historical and aesthetic significance.
Starring Paul Muni, Joseph Schildkraut, Gale Sondergaard
Director William Dieterle