Record: Jud Suss
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|DVD 219||Biddle Law Library|
International Historic Films
Produced in 1938, but not released until 1940, this was the film that made the wearing of the Jewish Star of David in Europe manadatory. This is the Nazi version of the novel of the same title by Lion Feuchtwanger. It is based on the real historical character of Josef Süss Oppenheimer who was tax advisor to Karl Alexander during the early 1700s and was publicly executed in Stuttgart for manipulation of state funds....