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Hans Hass (1919–2013)

Along with his wife Lotte Hass, this adventure-minded Austrian pioneered underwater filming for television during the 1950's and 60's. The first of his 32 books, "Diving for Adventure", was released as early as 1939. The first of 73 films followed a year later. A graduate in marine biology, Hass spent the latter part of the Second World War with ... See full bio »


(age 94) in Vienna, Austria

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 1974 Das Wrack der Toten (TV Movie documentary)
 1974 Schüsse in der Tiefe (TV Movie documentary)
 1971 Das Geheimnis der Cheviot Bay (TV Movie documentary)
 1971 Die verzauberten Inseln (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 Wir Menschen (TV Series documentary) (13 episodes)
- Der Glücksucher (1966)
 1959 Adventure (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Wrecks (1959)
 1954 Under the Caribbean (Documentary)
 1951 Adventures in the Red Sea (Documentary)
 1948 Menschen unter Haien (Documentary)
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Prof Hans Hass

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He spent most of WWII diving in the waters off the Greek islands, conducting research for his doctoral thesis in marine biology. After receiving his Ph.D. from Berlin University in 1943, he was conscripted into a Wehrmacht frogman unit. See more »

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