Alles Leben ist Kampf
This film is about the disabled and the lawful decree of the prevention of hereditary diseases being passed down to the next generation through sterilization. At the same time, a call for hereditary healthy Germans to reproduce so as to avoid the death of their people. It was one of six propagandistic movies produced by the NSDAP, Reichsleitung, Rassenpolitisches Amt or the Office of Racial Policy from 1935-1937 to demonize people in Germany diagnosed with mental illness and mental retardation.
This movie is along the same lines as Erbkrank (1936) produced directed by the same.
Ironically, Nazi thinking in this area was scientifically incorrect, since preventing the disabled from reproducing would do nothing to prevent the passing on of a Recessive trait which can be carried by an individual, yet not expressed. Eliminating every individual with some recessive trait, even were this possible or desirable, would likely leave next to no-one left.
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