The City Without Jews

The City Without Jews ★★★

A 1920s version of "Day Without Mexicans" -- Jews are expelled from Unnamed European Country and the nation's whole social structure goes to shit afterward... though that's petty feebly illustrated. Points for HeartInRightPlace-ness -- I read that early Nazis acted out at screenings of this.

Apparently, there are a couple of minutes at the end that have been rediscovered and are being restored, but it looks like all that's missing is the "it was all a dream" coda. Interesting to see how the couple of scenes with a mentally-ill person at the end are filmed in expressionismusvision after eighty minutes of everyday natural locations.

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