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Nazis to Make Blood Libel Film in Hungary

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.