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Adolph Zukor Attacked by German Anti-semitic Paper

March 9, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)

Adolph Zukor is made the target of a vehement attack by Theodor Fritsch, editor of “Der Hammer,” in the last issue of the paper.

“Adolph Zukor is a European Jew who, twenty years ago, sneaked into the United States, started by peddling and is now the dominant moving picture producer,” the paper says. “The indignant fight of the indiginous decent elements against him proves what character the American film industry has adopted under his influence. In short Zukor owes his innumerable dollars to immoral infection, especially of the American youth–an example of ‘Jewish cultural work and education,'” the paper writes.

Zukor is attacked by Fritsch because he has according to the editor, invested four and a half million dollars in the Universum Film A. G. (Ufa) German film company.

While, according to the paper, the directors of the Ufa have declared that its independence has not been affected by this loan, Fritsch declares that “Zukor has only given this money in order to get a hold on an important part of German industry.”

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