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Degenerate Art and "Ewige Jude" Exhibitions

Film | Accession Number: 1989.343.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0100 | Film ID: 144

05:10:07 Exhibition of "degenerate art" [Entartete Kunst] in Dresden, 1933. Slow pan of quote on exhibition hall wall reading "Untaufe der Stadt vor 1933: Entartete Kunst" and of exhibition space, framed oil paintings, and a clay statue of a nude woman. Well-dressed museum patrons visiting the exhibit. Paintings on wall in BG. SS soldiers also viewing exhibit. One man showing and explaining some charcoal sketches to an officer. CU bust of Hitler. MS wall with paintings in Nazi realist style. MS of picture of girl in uniform.

05:11:04 Seyss-Inquart opening the 1938 Vienna exhibition on the Eternal Jew (Der Ewige Jude) EXT facade: enormous antisemitic image of man with hand outstretched and "Der Ewige Jude" with swastika banners either side. INT: large wall displays using text, photo collage, and illustrations showing antisemitic images of Jews in Austrian and international life. Georg Bernhard clearly visible in journalism display. General view of visitors in exhibit room; several in uniform.

05:11:30 Opening of 1941 Paris exhibition. Huge vertical poster affixed to the building's facade: "Le Juif et la France." LS of enormous statue of Madonna and Child. Man reads from notes at the podium in front of the statue. MS of wall display, photo collage and text on Jewish writers. Museum patrons visiting the exhibition. Huge head carved with stereotypical Jewish features. A woman places her hand on the statue's nose.

Event:  1933-1941
Dresden, Germany
Vienna, Austria
Paris, France
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Chronos-Media Filmarchiv
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:59:42
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