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The film features several horse trainers and other track workers talking about their roles at the track... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Werner Herzog 
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Werner Herzog  writer

Cinematography by
Dietrich Lohmann 
Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein 
Film Editing by
Beate Mainka-Jellinghaus 
Sound Department
Werner Herzog .... sound

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Also Known As:
"Massnahmen gegen Fanatiker" - West Germany (original title)
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USA:12 min
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1 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
4 shorts by Herzog, 29 February 2008
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Precautions About Fanatics (1969)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Herzog short is just one running gag about a fanatic at a race horse. A few laughs.

Unprecedented Defence of the Fortress Deutschkreutz, The (1966)

** (out of 4)

Herzog spoof of war and soldiers and the thoughts that creep into ones mind. There are a few funny jokes but again, nothing too interesting.

Last Words (1967)

** (out of 4)

Another Werner Herzog short, this one I'm guessing was meant to be some sort of spoof about people and their last words but none of it is all that funny.

Herakles (1960)

** (out of 4)

Werner Herzog's first film is about a young man who works out hoping to become very muscular one day. Nothing too interesting here.

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