Original title: (Toxi)
FRG, 1952, 85 min, b&w
In German; English subtitles

A five-year-old girl suddenly appears on the doorstep of a well-to-do Hamburg family. The different members of the multi-generational, white household have different reactions to the arrival of Toxi, who is black, the daughter of an African-American G.I. and a German woman who has died. Eventually Toxi works her way into the hearts of this German family, but then her father returns, hoping to take Toxi back to America with him.

Special features:
  • Biographies & Filmographies
  • Audio commentary by film scholars Angelika Fenner & Tobias Nagel
  • "Toxi and the Story of Race after Nazism," by historian Heide Fehrenbach
  • Trailer: Brown Babies: The Mischlingskinder Story (2011, dir. Regina Griffin)
  • Original film flyer, with English translation
  • Books on the movie


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