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Promotional flier for the film Jud Süss

Object | Accession Number: 1990.193.1

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Advertisment for the film Jud Süss, an antisemitic film commissioned by Joseph Goebbels for propaganda purposes. Directed by Veit Harlan, the film was extremely successful and notorious, winning the Golden Lion at the 1940 Venice Film Festival. It is based on a best-selling novel written in 1925 by Leon Feuchtwanger, a Munich born playwright, novelist, and Jew. The film is a costume melodrama featuring physical and social stereotypes of Jews. The lead character, Jew Suess, is a greedy, unscrupulous Jewish businessman who pursues and rapes a non-Jewish woman.
    Date
    publication/distribution:  1941 July 10
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Helmut Eschwege
    Markings
    front, top, printed, black ink : Großtonfilm / 10.7.1941 - 20 Uhr / „Jud Süß”
    front,

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Information Forms
    Category
    Fliers
    Physical Description
    Pink paper with black printed text and an image of a fat man with a large nose hiding behind the hand that he holds out in front of him, palm outward. It advertise a film showing scheduled for July 10, 1941. Manufacturer: NSDAP O.G Johannstadt.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 11.625 inches (29.528 cm) | Width: 8.250 inches (20.955 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink
    Inscription
    back, center, stamped, black ink: [illegible] [Parteiadler clutching a laurel wreath around a swastika]

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    Provenance
    The flier was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Helmut Eschwege.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-27 13:57:02
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