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The Suffering of the Habsburgs

45' (GER)
Get to know the Dr. Feel Good of the Habsburg dynasty!

Would you believe that smoking marijuana used to be a treatment for asthma, and cocaine suppositories were remedies for sleep disorders? Medical anomalies like these are revealed in the records of a 19th century Viennese court physician. We take you on a journey guided by these texts, revealing not only shocking medical practices but also unique social characteristics of the 19th century.

Original Title: Die Leiden der Habsburger
Year: 2019
Length: 45' (GER)
Resolution: HD
Film by: Stefan Wolner
Produced by: Red Monster Film, ORF III, Autentic

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