Vollmöller, Karl Gustav

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Vollmöller, Karl Gustav Gender: M
Carl Gustav Vollmöller
born on 7 May 1878 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°23' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 10°32 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 29°34'

Portrait of Karl Gustav Vollmöller 
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Karl Gustav Vollmöller (1911 postcard)
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German philologist, archaeologist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, and aircraft designer. He is most famous for writing the script of the elaborate religious spectacle-pantomime film The Miracle (Das Mirakel, 1912) and the screenplay for the celebrated 1930 film The Blue Angel (Der blaue Engel), which made a star of Marlene Dietrich.

His uncle Karl Vollmöller (1848–1922) was a notable Romance philologist and Anglicist; his sister Mathilde Vollmöller (1876–1943) married the painter Hans Purrmann in 1912.

Karl Vollmöller died on 18 October 1948 at age 70 in Los Angeles, California.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Bauer, Karl (born 7 February 1868)
  • associate relationship with Reinhardt, Max (born 9 September 1873). Notes: Theatre collaborators
  • other kin relationship with Vollmöller, Karl (born 16 October 1848). Notes: Uncle/ nephew


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism entry (1878, page 367, no. 315).


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Vocation : Engineer : Aerospace (Aircraft designer)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Ethnologist (Archaeologist)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist (Philologist)
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Cars
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator