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Charlie Chaplin Treated to Antisemitic Demonstration in Berlin: Fitlerists Misled by Legend of His J

Charlie Chaplin, who has arrived here from London, was the victim to-day of an antisemitic demonstration held outside the Adlon Hotel, where he is staying, a crowd of Hitlerists collecting there and shouting abuse against the “Jewish comedian”. The demonstrators were finally driven off by the police.

The Hitlerist papers, especially the “Angriff”, which is edited by Deputy Goebbels, the Hitlerist leader in Berlin, are full of insulting references to the “Jew Chaplin”, whose “typically Jewish screen figure”, they complain, is leading the German youth away from their own heroic ideal of the manly Germanic Siegfried, and is thus undermining the future of the German race.