This day in Jewish history / Universal Studios founder and producer of anti-German films dies
Carl Laemmle, a German himself, recognized the dangers Germany posed to Jews early on and acted to frustrate it, and to rescue Jews, as best he could.
September 24, 1939, is the day on which the renowned German-born film producer Carl Laemmle died. Well before the rest of the world Laemmle grasped that the Nazi regime posed a threat to the Jews. Not only did his studio stop doing business in Germany, he actively worked to rescue Jews from that country.
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