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Mentally ill patients

Film | Accession Number: 2004.739.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3940 | Film ID: 2698
Image

b&w scenes from 01:00:00 - 01:06:42
color scenes from 01:06:42 - 01:08:27

"AGFA 1939" Mentally ill patients of Kaufbeuren-Irsee asylum. EXT, asylum building, patients dressed in costume parading on hospital grounds, on country road. Accordion player at front. "Reigen vor dem Saalbau" HS, patients entering gates, crowding together, holding hands, dancing. Closer shots, dancing more rapidly in a circle. Man with umbrella. "In der Pflegeanstalt Irsee" Closer shots of patients parading - clowns/jester, chef, folk dress, man with cane (doctor or nurse?). Nuns at entrance of old convent area of Kaufbeuren mental facility (quick). "Zug durch das alte Kloster" Patients entering hospital. COLOR: Mentally ill patients parading. Their costumes are quite elaborate and colorful. Nurses.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:08:27
Event Date
1939
Locale
Kaufbeuren, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Kaufbeuren Bezirkskrankenhaus
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:28
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