Paul Merzbach (1888–1943) was an Austrian screenwriter and film director. Merzbach worked in the Austrian and Germany film industries during the early stages of his career. He worked initially on scripts, but in 1924 he directed his first film. During the late 1920s, Merzbach worked in Sweden before returning to Germany.
|Born||27 November 1888|
|Years active||1921 - 1942|
Following the Nazi rise to power in 1933, Merzbach went into exile in Britain. He worked in the British film industry for the remainder of his career. His final contribution was the screenplay for Hatter's Castle (1942), directed by Lance Comfort.
- The House in Dragon Street (1921)
- The Golden Plague (1921)
- Lola Montez, the King's Dancer (1922)
- The Lady and Her Hairdresser (1922)
- The Great Unknown (1924)
- Letters Which Never Reached Him (1925)
- A Sister of Six (1926)
- Only a Dancing Girl (1926)
- Parisiennes (1928)
- The Triumph of the Heart (1929)
- The Dream Waltz (1929)
- Father and Son (1930)
- The False Millionaire (1931)
- The Secret of Johann Orth (1932)
- Temptation (1934)
- Mimi (1935)
- Hail and Farewell (1936)
- It Happened to One Man (1940)
- Hatter's Castle (1942)
- Brinson, Dove & Taylor p.139
- Bergfelder, Tim & Cargnelli, Christian. Destination London: German-speaking emigrés and British cinema, 1925-1950. Berghahn Books, 2008.
- Brinson, Charmian, Dove, Richard & Taylor,Jennifer. Immortal Austria?: Austrians in Exile in Britain. Rodopi, 2007.