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Germany (British Film)

Volume 287: debated on Wednesday 14 March 1934

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he proposes to take any action with reference to the banning in Germany of the British film "Catherine the Great," after it had been passed by the censor; and whether compensation will be paid to the company concerned?

Representations have been received on this matter from the producers of the film in question, and these are now being considered.

Is it to be understood that no British film in which there is a Jewish actor or actress will be permitted to be shown in Germany in future?

Will my right hon. Friend assure the House that he will not stir up trouble with Germany because of a film censor?