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Film: “The Eternal Jew” (the infamous 1940 Nazi propaganda tract designed to justify the anti-Semitic edicts in occupied Europe).
Last seen: very rare public screening in New York in October 2002 on a double bill with the elegiac Holocaust documentary “Night and Fog.”
American home video release: never commercially released.
Reason for disappearance: its miserable exhortation of anti-Jewish sentiment has no value to civilized society.
Chances of seeing it on home video/DVD: are you kidding?
Bootleg video opportunities: bootlegs of the German-language version (without English subtitles) are easy enough to locate; a version with a bombastic English narration is on the market, but it requires some patience to track down.
The story continues in part two of THE BOOTLEG FILES: “THE ETERNAL JEW”>>>
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