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Homo sapiens 1900.

Title
Homo sapiens 1900.
Publication
New York, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, 1999.

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Moving imageUse in library Sc Visual VRA-724Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Cohen, Peter
  • Holmquist, Jan
  • Arte Factum.
  • Sveriges television, production company.
  • Svenska filminstitutet, production company.
  • First Run/Icarus Films, publisher.
Description
1 videocassette (88 min.) : sound, black and white; 1/2 in.
Summary
Examines the history of eugenics, racial hygiene and the ideas of the "new man," as developed in the early 20th century in Germany and the Soviet Union. In Germany, race hygiene focused on the body, on corporal beauty and the ideal form, while in the Soviet Union, eugenic interest focused on the brain and intellect.
Subjects
Credits (note)
  • Producer, Peter Cohen ; cinematographer, Matti Bye ; [presented by] Arte Factum ; Sveriges Television dokumentarfilm ; Svenska Filminstitute ; a film by Peter Cohen.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-724
OCLC
42815827
Title
Homo sapiens 1900.
Imprint
New York, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, 1999.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videocassette
Performer
Narrator: Jan Holmquist.
Credits
Producer, Peter Cohen ; cinematographer, Matti Bye ; [presented by] Arte Factum ; Sveriges Television dokumentarfilm ; Svenska Filminstitute ; a film by Peter Cohen.
System Details
VHS.
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Added Author
Cohen, Peter, film producer.
Holmquist, Jan, narrator.
Arte Factum.
Sveriges television, production company.
Svenska filminstitutet, production company.
First Run/Icarus Films, publisher.
Research Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-724
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