Nazis to Make Blood Libel Film in Hungary
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Nazis to Make Blood Libel Film in Hungary

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The German UFA Film Company has, with the cooperation of the German Ministry of Propaganda, obtained the consent of the Hungarian Government to produce a “ritual murder” film based on the Tisza-Eszlar blood libel cases of 1882, when the Jews of the Hungarian village of that name were charged with the murder of a young servant girl. The Jewish Chronicle reports. The film will be used by the Nazis for anti-Jewish propaganda purposes.

The fact that the Tisza-Eszlar case against the Jews finally collapsed and that all the accused were acquitted is, of course, of no concern to the Nazis. The film will uphold the anti-Semitic blood-libel theory.

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