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Herbert Selpin (1902–1942)

Dissatisfied with the scenario of the film Titanic (1943), Selpin openly critised its writer Walter Zerlett-Olfenius and the whole German Navy. Goebbels had him arrested by the Gestapo. Selpin was found hung in his cell the following day. Suicide or murder? See full bio »

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(age 40) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Titanic
Titanic Director
(1943)
Carl Peters
Carl Peters Director
(1941)
Trenck, der Pandur
(1940)

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Died under mysterious circumstances, was quite possibly killed by the Gestapo.

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