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Title The life of Emile Zola [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. ; directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay, Norman Reilly Raine, Heinz Herald and Geza Herczeg.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    LIF    Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Story by Heinz Herald and Geza Herczeg.
Source material, Matthew Josephson's "Zola and his time."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.
Special features include: dramatic short, The littlest diploman; musical short, Romance Road; cartoon, Ain't we got fun; audio recording of 5/8/39 Lux radio theater production starring Muni; theatrical trailer.
Credits Photography, Tony Gaudio ; film editor, Warren Low ; music, Max Steiner.
Cast Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Holden, Donald Crisp, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Henry O'Neill, Morris Carnovsky, Louis Calhern.
Summary Explores the career of the novelist who championed the cause of France's oppressed.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English dialogue, optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; closed captioned.
Awards Academy Awards (1938): Best Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Schildkraut), Best Writing, Screenplay
Subject Zola, Émile, 1840-1902 -- Drama.
Novelists, French -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Muni, Paul, 1895-1967
Dieterle, William, 1893-1972.
Sondergaard, Gale, 1899-1985.
Schildkraut, Joseph, 1895-1964.
Holden, Gloria, 1908-1991.
Crisp, Donald, 1880-1974.
O'Brien-Moore, Erin, 1902-1979
O'Neill, Henry, 1891-1961.
Carnovsky, Morris
Calhern, Louis, 1895-1956
Raine, Norman Reilly, 1895-1971.
Herald, Heinz
Herczeg, Géza, 1888-1964
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971
Josephson, Matthew, 1899-1978. Zola and his time.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0790793075
Standard No. 012569692527
Music No. 66925 Warner Home Video

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