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Nazi propaganda film on eugenics

Film | Accession Number: 2013.22.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1541 | Film ID: 3914

Part of a Nazi educational film (propaganda) [Aufklaerungsfilm] produced by the Nazi Party's Rassenpolitische Amt [Office of Racial Policy] regarding "unheilbare Geistkranke" [the "incurably insane"]. German mental hospitals and its patients including Jews. Text discusses "causes" and possible "solutions." Uses intertitles and graphics to discuss genetics of idiocy, unfair burden German people must bear to pay costs, and danger of ever increasing numbers of mentally ill. Patients supposedly live in luxury while many "normal" hardworking Germans live in substandard conditions.

Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:08:33
Event Date
1937
Locale
Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Propaganda.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of James and Barbara Gatti
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:19
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