Superstition. (1940)

Film-document №66369 2 parts, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Valjter Ruttman

Operators: Gerhard Myuller

Reel №1


Mock propaganda film, dedicated to the fight against charlatans.

fortune tellers hand holds the thread swinging thread with a ring on a photo men smoke from a candle.

Sky Map with constellations.

The girl on reception at the witch, she pours out from a jug into a bowl of some kind of mass lurks the face of a young man.

To a man approaches a Gypsy, offering to tell fortunes on the arm, he refuses.

Admission is Brozhevskaya fortune-teller, she says goodbye to the girl.

The girl on reception at the professor, he is looking an x-ray and talking to her about the operation

Key words

Germany, propaganda, charlatans, youth, women, celebrities, medicine

Reel №2


The girl, fearing the operation leaves the hospital and goes to a fortune.

She advises her to go to the surgery, scaring its outcome.

Professor calls home to the girl, talking to her mother.

Girl pulls time and, although the doctors are doing everything possible, she is dying due to superstition.

In the case it interferes with the police, which arrested fortune teller

Key words

Germany, women, medicine, quacks, the police, youth