1948 – Gentleman’s Agreement


story about Phillip

Phillip Green (a gentile) Gregory Peck

“I wish I was a Jew for 6 months)

Tasked to write a story about prejudice

hating Jews for being Jews

pretends to be a Jew


meets a woman

surprised she can actually think


New York bigotry is everywhere

mailmen, doctors, hotel keepers


hates the Jews

and a list of others

anti Jewish jokes

build a wall

keep them out

keep America Christian


8 Oscar nominations

won 5

Best Picture



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