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F-0111

Title:

Der Ewige Jude
The Eternal Jew
(USA)

Category:

Movie in which J.S. Bach's music is played in the soundtrack

Produced:

1940

Country:

Germany

Released:

Film: Nov 1940 (Germany)

Director:

Fritz Hippler

Writer:

Eberhard Taubert

Actors:

Curt Bois (Himself); Charles Chaplin (Himself (1931, archive footage); Albert Einstein (Einstein, archive footage); Adolf Hitler (Himself - speaking at Reichstagssitzung, archive footage); Fritz Kortner (Himself, archive footage); Peter Lorre (Himself, archive footage); Ernst Lubitsch (Himself, (archive footage); Rosa Luxemburg (Herself, archive footage); Mona Maris (Herself); Anna Sten ( Herself, archive footage)

Description:

The Jews of Poland (invaded by Germany in 1939) are depicted as filthy, evil, corrupt, and intent on world domination. Street scenes are shown prejudicially, along with clips from Jewish cinema of the day and photos of Jewish celebrities, while the narrator "explains" the Jewish problem. The climax and resolution of the film is Hitler's 1939 announcement that the Jewish race will meet its "annihilation" (Vernichtung). (Jamie McCarthy)

Language:

Germany

TT:

62 min (USA)

J.S. Bach's Music:

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565

Format:

Film: Black and White, Mono

Company:

Film: Deutsche Filmherstellungs- und -Verwertungs- GmbH, Berlin (DFG)

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Source/Links: IMDB
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (October 2007)

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