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  • TBC
  • 1936
  • 85 mins

Story of Louis Pasteur, The

Story of Louis Pasteur, The

About

Biopic helmed by Dieterle which stands as a mark of what Hollywood can do with such material when it puts its mind to it.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Anita Louise, Donald Woods, Fritz Leiber, Paul Muni, Henry O'Neill, Josephine Hutchinson
  • Director: William Dieterle
  • Writer: Sheridan Gibney
  • Producer: Henry Blanke
  • Photographer: Tony Gaudio

In a nutshell

An Oscar-winning performance by Muni as the famous French scientist and Dieterle's trademark rattling tempo (which was in fact simply the result of studio production methods) make this one of the most stirring and memorable of the great Warner Bros biopics.

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