The Life of Emile Zola might not be remembered like other films but the biopic gave Warner Bros. their first Best Picture in studio history. Emile Zola (Paul Muni) is a writer that took up Captain Alfred Dreyfus’ (Joseph Schildkraut) cause after he was falsely accused and convicted of a crime he did not commit. Zola risks his entire career by publishing J’Accuse…! in a French paper. By getting involved, Zola would later be tried…"The Life of Emile Zola: Warner’s First Best Picture"