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Der Heimat Schützengraben
Other title(s):Our Homeland's Trenches
Description:The trenches at home. Imperator-Film / Janssen wants to make his brother-in-law Kramer buy war bonds. / Buy war bonds! / “You have to! Do not abandon those just outside your door! If you don’t care about the front, the front cannot protect you! The enemy is burning down your house and home! Listen to what happened to me.” / “It was the time of the harvest. The barns were blessed with a rich yield…” / “The Russians are coming!” / “Strong Russian forces are threatening the next village!” / “The Cosacks raged with brutality and despotism! Women and children were not spared! But now let me be silent.” / “Our brave men rescued ME, but those dearest to me, my wife and child, lay still on a stretcher.” / “Your memory will not be in vain, my son! - Janssen is right! - He who forgets his duty to his homeland is a scoundrel!” / Even the old woman recognises her duty! / And the little ones are breaking their piggy banks for the fatherland! / Come on! Strengthen the home trenches! – Buy war bonds! Everybody can do it! Everybody must do it! / We have learned from Janssen’s fate! We must strengthen the home front! Now we all want to buy war bonds!
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / propaganda; Germans; Russians; enemies; death / Propaganda; Deutsche; Russen; Feinde; Tod / World War, 1914-1918 -- Russia / Germany / World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion / Patriotism / Nationalism / Civilians in war / Women and war / Children and war / World War, 1914-1918 / Motion picture industry / Mass media and war / World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda / World War, 1914-1918
Provider:Deutsche Kinemathek - Museum für Film und Fernsehen
Production company:Imperator-Film-Co. mbH (Berlin)