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Hitler Youth Quex
Cast: Jurgen Ohlsen, Heinrich George
Credits:Directed by Hans Steinhoff

When Josef Goebbels became Hitler's Minister of Propaganda, he initiated a program of Nazi films, beginning with this adaptation of a novel based on the real-life murder in 1932 of a twelve-year-old Hitler schoolboy by Communists in Berlin - an event already exploited by Goebbels. In the film, young Heini rejects the rowdiness of the Communist Youth for the discipline of the Hitler Youth, and is soon nicknamed 'Quex' - quicksilver - for his tireless enthusiasm.

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