38 relations: Alfred Dreyfus, Anton Walbrook, Armand du Paty de Clam, Émile Zola, Ben Mankiewicz, Biographical film, CinemaScope, David Farrar (actor), Devil's Island, Donald Wolfit, Drama (film and television), Dreyfus affair, Emlyn Williams, Eric Pohlmann, Ernest Clark, Felix Aylmer, Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, Freddie Young, George Coulouris, Georges Clemenceau, Georges Picquart, Gore Vidal, Harry Andrews, Herbert Lom, Hubert-Joseph Henry, J'accuse…!, John Phillips (actor), José Ferrer, Laurence Naismith, Leo Genn, Malcolm Keen, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Michael Hordern, Peter Illing, Sam Zimbalist, The Life of Emile Zola, Viveca Lindfors, William Alwyn.
Alfred Dreyfus (9 October 1859 – 12 July 1935) was a French Jewish artillery officer whose trial and conviction in 1894 on charges of treason became one of the most tense political dramas in modern French history with a wide echo in all Europe.
Adolf Anton Wilhelm Wohlbrück (19 November 18969 August 1967) was an Austrian actor who settled in the United Kingdom under the name Anton Walbrook.
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Armand Auguste Ferdinand Mercier du Paty de Clam (21 February 1853, Paris – 3 September 1916, Versailles) was a French army officer, an amateur graphologist, and a key figure in the Dreyfus affair.
Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism.
Benjamin Frederick "Ben" Mankiewicz (born March 25, 1967) is an American television personality.
A biographical film, or biopic (abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of a non-fictional or historically-based person or people.
CinemaScope is an anamorphic lens series used, from 1953 to 1967, for shooting widescreen movies.
David Farrar (21 August 1908 – 31 August 1995) was an English stage and film actor.
The penal colony of Cayenne (French: Bagne de Cayenne), commonly known as Devil's Island (Île du Diable), was a French penal colony that operated in the 19th and 20th century in the Salvation's Islands of French Guiana.
Sir Donald Wolfit, CBE (20 April 1902 – 17 February 1968) was an English actor-manager, known for his touring wartime productions of Shakespeare.
In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
The Dreyfus Affair (l'affaire Dreyfus) was a political scandal that divided the Third French Republic from 1894 until its resolution in 1906.
George Emlyn Williams, CBE (26 November 1905 – 25 September 1987), known as Emlyn Williams, was a Welsh writer, dramatist and actor.
Eric Pohlmann (Erich Pohlmann; 18 July 1913 – 25 July 1979) was an Austrian theatre, film and television character actor who worked mostly in Britain.
Ernest Clark (12 February 1912 in London – 11 November 1994) was a British actor of stage, television and film.
Sir Felix Edward Aylmer Jones, OBE (21 February 1889 – 2 September 1979), known as Felix Aylmer, was an English stage actor who also appeared in the cinema and on television.
Charles Marie Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (16 December 1847 – 21 May 1923) was an officer in the French Army from 1870 to 1898.
Frederick A. Young, (9 October 1902 – 1 December 1998), (often credited as F.A. Young) was British cinematographer.
George Coulouris (1 October 1903 – 25 April 1989) was an English film and stage actor.
Georges Benjamin Clemenceau (28 September 1841 – 24 November 1929) was a French politician, physician, and journalist who was Prime Minister of France during the First World War.
Marie Georges Picquart (6 September 1854, Strasbourg, France – 19 January 1914, Amiens, France) was a French army officer and Minister of War.
Eugene Luther Gore Vidal (born Eugene Louis Vidal; October 3, 1925 – July 31, 2012) was an American writer and public intellectual known for his patrician manner, epigrammatic wit, and polished style of writing.
Harry Fleetwood Andrews, CBE (10 November 1911 – 6 March 1989) was an English actor known for his film portrayals of tough military officers.
Herbert Lom (11 September 1917 – 27 September 2012) was a Czech-born British film and television actor who moved to the United Kingdom in 1939.
Hubert-Joseph Henry (2 June 1846 in Pogny, Marne – 31 August 1898 at Fort Mont-Valérien) was a French Lieutenant-Colonel in 1897 involved in the Dreyfus affair.
"J'accuse...!" ("I accuse...!") was an open letter published on 13 January 1898 in the newspaper L'Aurore by the influential writer Émile Zola.
William John Phillips MC (20 July 1914 – 11 May 1995) was an English actor.
José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1912 – January 26, 1992), known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor and theatre and film director.
Laurence Naismith (born Lawrence Johnson; 14 December 19085 June 1992) was an English actor.
Leopold John "Leo" Genn (9 August 1905 – 26 January 1978) was an English actor and barrister.
Malcolm Keen (8 August 1887 – 30 January 1970) was an English actor of stage, film and television.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Sir Michael Murray Hordern, CBE (3 October 19112 May 1995)Morley, Sheridan.
Peter Illing (4 March 1899 – 29 October 1966) was an Austrian born, British film and television actor.
Sam Zimbalist (March 31, 1904 – November 4, 1958) was an American film producer and film editor.
The Life of Emile Zola is a 1937 American biographical film about French author Émile Zola, played by Paul Muni and directed by William Dieterle.
Elsa Viveca Torstensdotter Lindfors (29 December 1920 – 25 October 1995) was a Swedish stage and film actress, and singer.
William Alwyn, born William Alwyn Smith (7 November 1905 – 11 September 1985), was an English composer, conductor, and music teacher.