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The Story of Louis Pasteur (23-Nov-1935)

Director: William Dieterle

Writers: Sheridan Gibney; Pierre Collings

Music: Heinz Roemheld

Keywords: Drama, Biography

The life of French microbiologist Louis Pasteur, emphasis on the necessity of sterilization, Anthrax inoculation, and development of a cure for rabies (and oddly, not the process of pasteurization). Pasteur's greatest enemy is the scientific establishment. Won Oscars for Best Actor, Best Original Story, and Best Screenplay; received an additional nomination for Best Picture.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Porter Hall
19-Sep-1888 6-Oct-1953 Going My Way
Halliwell Hobbes
16-Nov-1877 20-Feb-1962 British-American character actor
Josephine Hutchinson
12-Oct-1903 4-Jun-1998 North by Northwest
Walter Kingsford
20-Sep-1881 7-Feb-1958 British-American character actor
Fritz Leiber
31-Jan-1882 14-Oct-1949 Shakespearean actor
Anita Louise
9-Jan-1915 25-Apr-1970 The Little Princess
Dickie Moore
12-Sep-1925   The Little Rascals
Paul Muni
22-Sep-1895 25-Aug-1967 The Life of Louis Pasteur
Henry O'Neill
10-Aug-1891 18-May-1961 Anchors Aweigh
Akim Tamiroff
29-Oct-1899 17-Sep-1972 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Donald Woods
2-Dec-1906 5-Mar-1998 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms


Paul Muni   ...   Louis Pasteur
Josephine Hutchinson   ...   Marie Pasteur
Anita Louise   ...   Annette Pasteur
Donald Woods   ...   Dr. Jean Martel
Fritz Leiber   ...   Dr. Charbonnet
Henry O'Neill   ...   Dr. Emile Roux
Porter Hall   ...   Dr. Rosignol
Raymond Brown   ...   Dr. Radisse
Akim Tamiroff   ...   Dr. Zaranoff
Halliwell Hobbes   ...   Dr. Lister
Frank Reicher   ...   Dr. Pfeiffer
Dickie Moore   ...   Joseph Meister
Ruth Robinson   ...   Mrs. Meister
Walter Kingsford   ...   Napoleon III
Iphigenie Castiglioni   ...   Empress Eugenie
Herbert Corthell   ...   Louis Adophe Thiers


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