Hans Wilhelm (screenwriter)

Hans Wilhelm (18 October 1904 – 23 December 1980) was a German screenwriter. Wilhelm was of Jewish heritage,[1] and was forced to emigrate following the Nazi takeover in 1933. After going into exile he worked in a variety of countries including Britain, France, and Turkey before eventually settling in the United States. He later returned to work in West Germany following the Second World War.

Hans Wilhelm
Born18 October 1904
Died23 December 1980 (1980-12-24) (aged 76)
Years active1925–1966

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  1. ^ Prawer p.212


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.

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