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German Censors Ban Showing of Film on Israel to Schoolchildren

The Baden-Wuerttemberg State Motion Picture Censorship Board has barred the showing of the French documentary film, “Night and Fog,” in the schools of the state,it was revealed today. The board, which voted the ban unanimously, acted, it announced, “for pedagogical considerations.” The film is a story of the Nazi concentration camps.

The censorship board has also barred, “on pedagogical grounds,” school showings of a newsreel documentary on Israel produced by Rolf Vogel under the title, “Israel-Land of Hope.”