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German anti-American propaganda film

Film | Accession Number: 1992.258.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0782 | Film ID: 317

Eleanor Roosevelt momentarily shown as fashion model. Narrator claims she personally propagated "swing." Narrator makes fun of "inferior" Black American's swing music and dancing and its cultural acceptance among whites. Jitterbugging, swing, and endurance dancing shown. Black baptism in river seen closeup. 02:03:08 Max Ernst and cubist and surrealistic "degenerate art," FDR speaks, and rabbis watch as Jewish War Veterans march. Baptism in river, pro-wrestling match, women wrestling, mud wrestling, and man jumps to death from building.

Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:07:49
Locale
United States
Language
German
Genre/Form
Propaganda.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Transit Film
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Record last modified: 2018-05-03 09:15:01
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