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"Incurably insane"

Film | Accession Number: 2001.359.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3268 | Film ID: 2501

A Nazi educational film (propaganda) [Aufklaerungsfilm] produced by the Rassenpolitische Amt [Office of Racial Policy] regarding "unheilbare Geistkranke" [the "incurably insane"].

Part 2: Racially mixed boy, blond, part negroid. Intertitles: indicating cost to state, mother and son - 26 years; epileptic siblings, cost ____ RM (Reichsmark); two brothers. Titles and close views of various related people. Two girls, twins seen before; one holds up the other's head. Kids outside, grass and blankets. "Bloedes, taubstummes" [imbecile deaf mute] girls. "Taubstumme, schwachsinning" [deaf mute, feebleminded]. "Irrsinning und blind" [insane and blind]. Various criminal categories, epileptic, "Lustmoerder" [rapist/murderer]. "Soll es so weiter gehen?" [Should this continue?] Symbol of the Rassenpolitische Amt incorporating horse's head and initials RA. "Darum fuehren wir die Sterilisation dieser..." [That's why we are conducting sterilization of these...] "Sonst geht unser herrliches Volk und seine Kultur zugrunde!" [Otherwise our splendid Volk and its culture will be destroyed!] ENDE. Rassenpolitische Amt der NSDAP.

Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:11:38
Locale
Germany
Language
Silent
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:23
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