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Austrian Government to Sponsor Film on Life of Jewish Scientist

The Austrian Ministry of Culture will inaugurate anew series of government-produced films with a screen biography of Prof. Otto Loewi, Jewish Nobel Prize winner, who left Austria after the Nazi “Anschluss” in 1938.

Recipient of the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1936 while a resident of Austria, Prof. Loewi also won the Austrian Distinguished Order for Art and Science in 1936, and Edinburgh’s Cameron Prize in 1944. Dr. Loewi, who was born in 1873, came to the U. S. in 1940.