The New Pictures, Jul. 12, 1943

Lift Your Heads (British Ministry of Information; OWI). Because a champion German-Jewish boxer picked up a small bird and put it in his wheelbarrow in the Nazi concentration camp of Dachau, his hands were tied behind his back and he was then strung up by the hands from a tree. The story of his torture, told haltingly by the boxer himself, plus shots of exactly how the Nazis went about it, are memorable moments in this short, sober British documentary. It shows how the British are helping Austrian and German antiFascists get back at...

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