The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

Directed by William Dieterle

Biopic of the famous French writer Emile Zola and his involvement in the Dreyfus Affair.

Warner Bros., the studio that would later produce Casablanca, was the first studio to screen films for Nazi officials at its headquarters, [Ben] Urwand writes. Jack Warner ordered that the word "Jew" be excised from the 1937 film The Life of Emile Zola.

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