Zerlett, Hans H.

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Zerlett, Hans H. Gender: M
Hellmuth Hans Carl Zerlett
born on 17 August 1892 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Wiesbaden, Germany, 50n05, 8e14
Timezone LMT m8e14 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 25°03' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 24°54 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 07°30'


German screenwriter and film director who made 25 movies under the Third Reich, becoming a key figure in Nazi cinema, a member of the Nazi Party and a close friend of the Nazi culture-politician Hans Hinkel.

He was the brother of the screenwriter Walter Zerlett-Olfenius.

He died of tuberculosis on 6 July 1949 in Soviet Special Camp 2, in the grounds of the former Buchenwald concentration camp.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives. Wikipedia has 17 October in error.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Tuberculosis
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film)
  • Vocation : Politics : Nazi party
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)