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Swiss Government Orders Jewish Producer of Film on Refugees to Leave Country

Leopold Lindberg, an Austrian-born Jew and producer of the Swiss film, “The Last Chance,” has been ordered to leave Switzerland by July 15. Until his departure, Lindberg is forbidden to lecture, make broadcasts, or produce new films without prior authorization from the police. The Swiss press is criticizing his expulsion.

“The Last Chance,” which is a box-office hit in London and which is being exhibited widely in the U.S., deals with the problems of refugees of various nationalities fleeing before the Nazi police and border patrols.