Re: [Cz-L] The film mentioned by Mordecai

Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2014 18:05:54 +0300
To: "Andy Halmay" <>, "Czernowitz Genealogy and History" <>

The film was Circus and as you said a propaganda film.
 But masterly presented as a comedy and very entertaining.
  The leading song :" Big is my native land" was written by Dunayevski
   a Jew by the former name of Donauer.

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From: "Andy Halmay" <>
To: "Czernowitz Genealogy and History" <>
Sent: Friday, September 05, 2014 3:47 PM
Subject: [Cz-L] The film mentioned by Mordecai

> [Plain text please... google 'gmail plain text' to find out how to do it]
> What was the title of that Soviet propaganda film that you referred to? I
> recall seeing it in Antwerp, Belgium, in April of 1939. We were on the
> way to Canada and had stopped in Antwerp to get Canadian immigration
> papers
> cleared. I was eleven but my critical faculties had developed enough to
> catch on to the heavy-handed Russian propaganda. I can't recall in
> detail;
> the film had begun to work on me but then suddenly I realized that this
> was
> bull droppings - it was in a sense a maturing moment.
> Andy
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