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The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

Episode #76

Warner Bros. released The Life of Emile Zola on October 2, 1937. William Dieterle directed the film starring Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, and Joseph Schildkraut.

‘The Life of Emile Zola’ Plot Synopsis

The Life of Emile Zola recounts the life of the French writer and social commentator of the titular name. It begins with his days as a struggling artist, sharing an apartment with Paul Cezanne, to the release of his first bestselling book, and beyond. We see his rise from poverty, to his forays into social and political commentary through his books all the way to his involvement in the Dreyfuss Affair.

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Warner Bros. released The Life of Emile Zola on October 2, 1937. William Dieterle directed the film starring Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, and Joseph Schildkraut.

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  1. Haven’t seen this, but probably should. I’m a big fan of Captains Courageous(which won best actor that year). Are any spencer Tracy films on tap? Don’t think any have been reviewed yet.

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