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The first episode of the series introduces us to Edward Bernuys, Sigmund Freud's American nephew, and his groundbreaking ideas on population control.

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Adam Curtis

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Adam Curtis

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Adam Curtis ... Narrator (voice)
Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud ... Himself (archive footage)
Edward Bernays Edward Bernays ... Himself (archive footage)
Alfred Pritz Alfred Pritz ... Himself - President World Council for Psychotherapy (as Dr Alfred Pritz)
Erzie Karolyi Erzie Karolyi ... Herself (as Countess Erzie Karolyi)
Ernest Jones Ernest Jones ... Himself - Colleague of Sigmund Freud (archive footage) (as Dr Earnest Jones)
Enrico Caruso ... Himself (archive footage)
Woodrow Wilson ... Himself (archive footage)
Pat Jackson Pat Jackson ... Himself - Public Relations Adviser
Frank Sinatra ... Himself (archive footage)
Peter Strauss Peter Strauss ... Himself - Employee of Bernays
Peter Solomon Peter Solomon ... Himself - Investment Banker Lehman Brothers
Stuart Ewen Stuart Ewen ... Himself - Historian of Public Relations
Calvin Coolidge ... Himself (archive footage)
Ernst Federn Ernst Federn ... Himself - Viennese Psychoanalyst (as Dr Ernst Federn)
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The first episode of the series introduces us to Edward Bernuys, Sigmund Freud's American nephew, and his groundbreaking ideas on population control.

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Release Date:

29 April 2002 (UK) See more »

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