Emile Zola


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La Bete Humaine (1938) -- (Movie Clip) I Don't Want People Looking At Me! A train, of all things, interrupts engineer Lantier (Jean Gabin) when he gets carried away, while visiting hometown sweetheart Flore (Blanchette Brunoy), in Jean Renoir's La Bete Humaine, 1938.
La Bete Humaine (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Lantier, Le Havre After a prologue, cribbed from the original Emile Zola novel in his Rougon-Macquare cycle, the headlong opening scene from director Jean Renoir, in La Bete Humaine, 1938, much of it shot by the director's nephew Claude, in which Lantier (Jean Gabin) and Pecqueux (Julien Carette) bring their train into Le Havre.
La Bete Humaine (1938) -- (Movie Clip) You Men Are Disgusting Wild shifts of tone and content as conversation turns to confrontation between corrupt husband Robaud (Fernand Ledoux) and young wife Severine (Simone Simon), after her shopping trip, in Jean Renoir's La Bete Humaine, 1938.
La Bete Humaine (1938) -- (Movie Clip) The Heat Was Unbearable Much tension as Robaud (Fernand Ledoux) and Severine (Simone Simon) commit a quick off-screen murder on a train, then realize off-duty engineer Lantier (Jean Gabin) is a witness, in Jean Renoir's La Bete Humaine, 1938.
Human Desire (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Better Than Korea Director Fritz Lang’s opening is more than similar to the one Jean Renoir shot for his 1938 version of the same Emile Zola novel (La Bete Humaine), engineer Glenn Ford with partner Edgar Buchanan, in Human Desire, 1954, with Gloria Grahame and Broderick Crawford.
Human Desire (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Big Men Like Him First scene for Gloria Grahame as "Vicki," her husband Carl (Broderick Crawford) arriving home from the rail yard to tell her he's been fired, in Fritz Lang's Human Desire, 1954, from an an Emile Zola novel also filmed by Jean Renoir as La Bete Humaine.
Human Desire (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Do I Look Nervous? Vicki (Gloria Grahame) on the train, coerced by her husband (Broderick Crawford) to help conceal the murder he's just committed, by distracting off-duty engineer Jeff (Glenn Ford), in Fritz Lang's Human Desire, 1954.
Human Desire (1954) -- (Movie Clip) That's Railroadin' Director Fritz Lang with some exposition, engineer Jeff (Glenn Ford) just back from Korea, wrapping up a shift with buddy Alec (Edgar Buchanan) and the boss (Carl Lee), spotting old acquaintance Carl (Broderick Crawford), in Human Desire, 1954, from an Emile Zola novel.
Life Of Emile Zola, The (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Paris, 1862 William Dieterle directs Warner bio-pic style at peak efficiency, Paul Muni the title character, Vladimir Sokoloff as painter Paul Cezanne, who was a life-long friend, covering circumstances, world view, Mom and fiancee` (Florence Roberts, Gloria Holden), opening The Life Of Emile Zola, 1937.
Life Of Emile Zola, The (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Are Your Eyes On Sticks? Paris ca. 1870's, Third Republic, Nana (Erin O'Brien Moore) is among streetwalkers chased into a cafe where she meets Cezanne (Vladimir Sokoloff) and Zola (Paul Muni), whose breakthrough novel she will inspire, in The Life Of Emile Zola, 1937.
Life Of Emile Zola, The (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Dreyfuss Is Innocent! The longest single take in the famous speech, from the title character's trial for libel, Paul Muni as the revered writer accusing the French army of framing the Jewish officer Alfred Dreyfuss for treason, from Warner Bros.' The Life Of Emile Zola, 1937.
I Accuse! (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Too Much Zeal From the scene introducing the star and director (Jose Ferrer) as Jewish and French Captain Dreyfus, meeting Brossard (Charles Gray), Picquart (Leo Genn) and General Mercier (Donald Wolfit), accusing a previously revealed villain, in I Accuse!, 1958.