The life of Emile Zola [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. ; directed by William Dieterle.
Other Titles: Zola and his time.
Edition: Special ed.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Zola, Émile, 1840-1902 Drama.
Novelists, French 19th century Drama.
Credits: Screenplay, Norman Reilly Raine, Heinz Herald and Geza Herczeg ; photography, Tony Gaudio ; film editor, Warren Low ; music, Max Steiner.
Performers: Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Holden, Donald Crisp, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Henry O'Neill, Morris Carnovsky, Louis Calhern.
Target Audience: Canadian Home Video Rating: G.
Notes: In English with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; closed captioned.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.
Story by Heinz Herald and Geza Herczeg.
Source material, Matthew Josephson's "Zola and his time."
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.
Academy award for best picture, 1937.
Summary: Explores the career of the novelist who championed the cause of France's oppressed.