Re: THE LIFE OF EMILE ZOLA (1937)
Finally watched it after all these years! If you look at his entry in the list of officers, it does mention that he's a Jew. It would have been featured much more prominently if the film had been made ten years later. It's also not mentioned that, despite all the exonerating evidence, Dreyfus was found guilty in his second trial. That was so ridiculous the French President pardoned him (although it still took years before the French Army admitted Dreyfus was innocent and reinstated him). I can see why there wouldn't be a second trial scene; it would be an anticlimax after the amazing libel trial.
I liked Morris Carnovsky as Anatole France and Donald Crisp as Maitre Labori. The movie's got a fine supporting cast that gets overshadowed by Paul Muni, because it is, after all Zola's story.