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The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

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116 min | Biography, Drama

The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.
Writers
Norman Reilly Raine (screen play) | Heinz Herald (screen play) (story) | Geza Herczeg (screen play) (story) | Matthew Josephson (source material "Zola and His Time")
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Tony Gaudio (photography)
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Updated Aug 11, 1937

Release date
Oct 2, 1937 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Paul Muni
Emile Zola Emile Zola   See fewer
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Gale Sondergaard
Lucie Dreyfus Lucie Dreyfus   See fewer
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Joseph Schildkraut
Capt. Alfred Dreyfus Capt. Alfred Dreyfus   See fewer
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Gloria Holden
Alexandrine Zola Alexandrine Zola   See fewer
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Donald Crisp
Maitre Labori Maitre Labori   See fewer
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Erin O'Brien-Moore
Nana (as Erin O'Brien Moore) Nana (as Erin O'Brien Moore)   See fewer
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John Litel
Charpentier Charpentier   See fewer
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Henry O'Neill
Colonel Georges Picquart Colonel Georges Picquart   See fewer
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Morris Carnovsky
Anatole France Anatole France   See fewer
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Louis Calhern
Major Dort Major Dort   See fewer
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Ralph Morgan
Commander of Paris Commander of Paris   See fewer
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Robert Barrat
Major Walsin-Esterhazy Major Walsin-Esterhazy   See fewer
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Vladimir Sokoloff
Paul Cezanne Paul Cezanne   See fewer
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Grant Mitchell
Georges Clemenceau Georges Clemenceau   See fewer
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Harry Davenport
Chief of Staff Chief of Staff   See fewer
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Robert Warwick
Major Henry Major Henry   See fewer
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Charles Richman
M. Delagorgue M. Delagorgue   See fewer
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Gilbert Emery
Minister of War Minister of War   See fewer
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Walter Kingsford
Colonel Sandherr Colonel Sandherr   See fewer
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Paul Everton
Assistant Chief of Staff Assistant Chief of Staff   See fewer
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Montagu Love
M. Cavaignac M. Cavaignac   See fewer
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Frank Sheridan
M. Van Cassell M. Van Cassell   See fewer
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Lumsden Hare
Mr. Richards Mr. Richards   See fewer
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Marcia Mae Jones
Helen Richards Helen Richards   See fewer
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Florence Roberts
Madame Zola Madame Zola   See fewer
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Dickie Moore
Pierre Dreyfus Pierre Dreyfus   See fewer
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Rolla Gourvitch
Jeanne Dreyfus Jeanne Dreyfus   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Chief Censor (uncredited) Chief Censor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Black
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Egon Brecher
Brucker (uncredited) Brucker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Iphigenie Castiglioni
Madame Charpentier (uncredited) Madame Charpentier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Cummings Sr.
Gen. Gillian (uncredited) Gen. Gillian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Darien
Albert (uncredited) Albert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
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Holmes Herbert
Commander of Paris (uncredited) Commander of Paris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Irving
La Rue (uncredited) La Rue (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexander Leftwich
Maj. D'Aboville (uncredited) Maj. D'Aboville (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Mayne
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Frank Mayo
Mathieu Dreyfus (uncredited) Mathieu Dreyfus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alex Novinsky
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Moroni Olsen
Capt. Guignet (uncredited) Capt. Guignet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Reicher
M. Perrenx (uncredited) M. Perrenx (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter O. Stahl
Sen. Scheurer-Kestner (uncredited) Sen. Scheurer-Kestner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilhelm von Brincken
Swartzoppen (uncredited) Swartzoppen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pierre Watkin
Prefect of Police (uncredited) Prefect of Police (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dolores Weisenfreund
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Harry Worth
Lieutenant (uncredited) Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 5,974 votes