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Argentina Permits Showing of Anti-semitic Film Produced by Goebbels

The blacklisted Astoria cinema begar today a two-week run of the German film “Jew Suess, ” the violently anti-Semitic production of the German Propaganda Department.

The German-language newspaper Deutsche La Plata Zeitung, in a report on the picture, said it aimed to show “the unconsidered spoliation of a whole nation by forces which are still equally active today.” When the picture, whose title is taken from Lion Feuchtwanger’s famous novel, was produced in Germany in 1940 it was billed as the “first German anti-Semitic film.”