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Selling murder : the killing films of the Third Reich

Author: Stewart Lansley; Joanna Mack; Michael Burleigh; Domino Films, Ltd.; Channel Four (Great Britain)
Publisher: [London, Eng.] : Domino Films, 1991.
Series: Without walls
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at one way in which Nazi Germany worked to eliminate the weak and purify the Aryan race by killing or sterilizing mentally and physically disabled people. Shows propaganda films intended to justify and gain public support for their actions by reason of cost, natural selection laws and mercy. Interviews present both sides of the story.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Lansley; Joanna Mack; Michael Burleigh; Domino Films, Ltd.; Channel Four (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 36221121
Notes: In English. Includes clips from German films with English subtitles.
Credits: Cameramen, Georg Pahl, Wiebke Lorenzen, Ivor Richardson ; editor, Richard Macqueen.
Performer(s): Sean Barrett.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS)(54 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Without walls
Other Titles: Killing films of the Third Reich
Responsibility: producer, Stewart Lansley ; director, Joanna Mack ; written and researched by Michael Burleigh ; Domino Films, Ltd. for Channel Four.

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A look at one way in which Nazi Germany worked to eliminate the weak and purify the Aryan race by killing or sterilizing mentally and physically disabled people. Shows propaganda films intended to justify and gain public support for their actions by reason of cost, natural selection laws and mercy. Interviews present both sides of the story.

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Documentary on National Socialist Eugenic and Euthanasia Films

by WCKirk (WorldCat user published 2010-02-05) Excellent Permalink

Selling Murder: The Killing Films of the Third Reich provides an important resource concerning the mass-media and popular presentation of the devaluation of human life in the context of German eugenic thought presented and made policy after 1933. Its tropes (including financial arguments)...
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