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* MarkOfShame: Rabbi Gabriel (Cedric Hardwicke) had to sew a symbol (historically yellow) on his clothes to mark him as Jewish.

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* MarkOfShame: Rabbi Gabriel (Cedric Hardwicke) had to sew a symbol (historically yellow) yellow, the film is in black and white) on his clothes to mark him as Jewish.


''Jew Süss'' (US title ''Power Jew Süss'') is a 1934 British historical and romantic drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and based on Lion Feuchtwanger's eponymous 1925 novel. It stars Creator/ConradVeidt, Benita Hume, Frank Vosper, Cedric Hardwicke, Gerald du Maurier and Pamela Mason.

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''Jew Süss'' (US title ''Power Jew Süss'') is a 1934 British historical and romantic drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and based on Lion Feuchtwanger's eponymous 1925 novel. It stars Creator/ConradVeidt, Benita Hume, Frank Vosper, Cedric Hardwicke, Creator/CedricHardwicke, Gerald du Maurier and Pamela Mason.


Should '''not''' be confused with the [[Film/JewSuss1940 1940 German film of the same name]]. Both are based on the same novel, but the key difference is that the 1940 film is antisemitic propaganda, whereas the 1934 film actually ''condemns'' antisemitism.

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Should '''not''' '''NOT''' be confused with the [[Film/JewSuss1940 1940 German film of the same name]]. Both are based on the same novel, but the key difference is that the 1940 film is antisemitic propaganda, whereas the 1934 film actually ''condemns'' antisemitism.


In the 18th century, after working his way out of the Jewish ghetto of Württemberg, Josef Süss Oppenheimer sacrifices all to gain political power out of personal ambition and to improve the condition of his people, who are victim of intolerance.

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In the 18th century, after working his way out of the Jewish ghetto of Württemberg, Josef Süss Oppenheimer sacrifices all to gain political power out of personal ambition and to improve the condition of his people, who are victim of subjected to intolerance.


In the 18th century, after leaving the Jewish ghetto of Württemberg, the ambitious Josef Süss Oppenheimer tries to better himself with the help of an evil duke.

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In the 18th century, after leaving working his way out of the Jewish ghetto of Württemberg, the ambitious Josef Süss Oppenheimer tries sacrifices all to better himself with gain political power out of personal ambition and to improve the help condition of an evil duke.
his people, who are victim of intolerance.


* CostumePorn: ''Jew Süss'' was one of the most expensively costumed movies ever made in Britain at the time.

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* CostumePorn: ''Jew Süss'' was one of the most expensively costumed movies ever made in Great Britain at the time.

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* MarkOfShame: Rabbi Gabriel (Cedric Hardwicke) had to sew a symbol (historically yellow) on his clothes to mark him as Jewish.


* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic. Süss seeks power to fight the plight of his people and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the actual villains.

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* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic. Süss seeks power to fight improve the plight condition of his people and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the actual villains.


* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic. Süss seeks power to fight the plight of his people and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.

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* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic. Süss seeks power to fight the plight of his people and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.actual villains.


* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic, Süss seeks power to fight the plight of his people and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.

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* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic, sympathetic. Süss seeks power to fight the plight of his people and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.


* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic, and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.

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* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic, Süss seeks power to fight the plight of his people and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.


Should not be confused with the [[Film/JewSuss1940 1940 German film of the same name]]. Both are based on the same novel, but the key difference is that the 1940 film is antisemitic propaganda, whereas the 1934 film actually ''condemns'' antisemitism.

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Should not '''not''' be confused with the [[Film/JewSuss1940 1940 German film of the same name]]. Both are based on the same novel, but the key difference is that the 1940 film is antisemitic propaganda, whereas the 1934 film actually ''condemns'' antisemitism.


Should not be confused with the [[Film/JewSuss1940 1940 German film of the same name]] and based on the same novel. The key difference is that the 1940 film is antisemitic propaganda, whereas the 1934 film actually ''condemns'' antisemitism.

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Should not be confused with the [[Film/JewSuss1940 1940 German film of the same name]] and name]]. Both are based on the same novel. The novel, but the key difference is that the 1940 film is antisemitic propaganda, whereas the 1934 film actually ''condemns'' antisemitism.


* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayal of Jewish people are sympathetic, and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.

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* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayal portrayals of Jewish people are sympathetic, and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.


* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayal of Jewish people are sympathetic, and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.

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* GreedyJew: Subverted. People in the kingdom of Württemberg are quick to invoke this trope against Süss out of the need of a [[TheScapegoat scapegoat]] as their economic situation gets more and more dire, but the portrayal of Süss as a tragic figure and moreover the portrayal of Jewish people are sympathetic, and the gentile nobles are portrayed as the real villains actually.

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