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Anti- Semitic Scene Eliminated from Argentine Film in Berlin Showing

A scene showing Argentine neo Fascist anti-Semites attacking a Jewish picnic party has been eliminated from the Argentine film, “The Roof Garden,” prior to its showing in a Berlin, Germany film festival, the trade paper, Variety, reported in its current issue.

The scene ran for about two and a half minutes. The cut was made by Leopold Torre Nilsson who directed the film, at the request of Alfred Bauer, director of the film festival. Herr Bauer, the paper said, thought it would be “an error of judgment and taste for such a scene to be shown in Berlin.” The paper said the director readily agreed to the cut.