Pathe brothers footage of Mendel Beilis
Russian intertitles. Excerpts from a Pathe brothers film about the 1913 trial of Menachem Mendel Beilis, who was accused of the ritual murder of a Christian boy (blood libel). This trial received worldwide attention and ended with Beilis' acquittal by an all-Christian jury. Shots of the house where Beilis and his family lived when he was arrested. Panning view of the court house where Beilis stood trial. Beilis' wife and his three children exit a building and smile at the camera. They pose against a wooden fence. Portrait of Beilis.
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