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Paul Muni
   for his role in   
The Story Of Louis Pasteur (1936)
One of only six actors to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his first screen appearance. A medium-sized man, he wore small lifts (adding about 3 or 4 inches) and padding to appear more hulking and ape-like as Tony in the original "Scarface."
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
   starred   
Paul Muni and Gale Sondergaard
Director: William Dieterle
Paul Muni
   lifespan was   
1895–1967
An Academy Award-winning and Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor
Paul Muni
   was considered for the role of   
Count Dracula in Dracula (1931)
Bela Lugosi got the part
Paul Muni
   was considered for the role of   
Roy Earle in High Sierra (1941)
Humphrey Bogart got the part
Paul Muni
   is the stage name of   
Meshilem Meier Weisenfreud
Born what is now Lviv, Ukraine, Academy Award winning stage and film actor. In his day he was considered one of the greatest living actors. 1895-1967
Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
   starred   
Paul Muni, Anne Baxter and Claude Rains
Director: Archie Mayo. Also starred Onslow Stevens, George Cleveland & Erskine Sanford. Plot: The Devil arranges for a deceased gangster to return to Earth as a well-respected judge to make up for his previous life.
A Song to Remember (1945)
   starred   
Paul Muni, Merle Oberon and Cornel Wilde
Director: Charles Vidor
I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang (1932)
   starred   
Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell and Helen Vinson
Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Also starred Noel Francis, Preston Foster and Allen Jenkins. Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him...Crime/film-noir
I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang (1932)
   starred   
Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell and Helen Vinson
IMDB rating 8.1/10. Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Oscar nomination for Best Picture. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award' 1991.
The Good Earth (1937)
   starred   
Paul Muni, Luise Rainer and Walter Connolly
Director: Sidney Franklin. Also starred Tilly Losch, Charley Grapewin & Jessie Ralph. Plot: The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung (Muni)a freed slave as wife...
Scarface (1932)
   starred   
Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak and Karen Morley
Director: Howard Hawks. Also starred Osgood Perkins, C. Henry Gordon and George Raft. An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster clims the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall...Crime/drama






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