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Yugoslavia Bans Czech Motion Picture Portraying Jews in Unfavorable Light

A Czech-made film entitled “Nikola Suhaj” has been withdrawn from circulation following a protest that it portrayed a Jewish character in a manner tending to arouse anti-Semitism. The State Committee on Films acted after intervention by Jewish groups and protests by the government’s National Front in Macedonia and in the city of Subotica.

The film, which was made last year, was shown in Bohemia and Moravia, but was never circulated in Slovakia following protests by leading Prague newspapers.