The Good Earth combines Wang and O-Lan's story with a sweeping saga of China in upheaval. Muni and Rainer had both won 1936 Academy Awards, and Rainer repeated here with another Best Actress Oscar. Direction: Sidney Franklin Actors: Charley Grapewin, Jessie Ralph, Luise Rainer, Paul Muni, Tilly Losch, Walter Connolly Special Features: Full Frame Format. Language: English / Sub. English, French, Spanish Year: 1937 Runtime: 138 minutes.