Truxa is a 1937 German drama film directed by Hans H. Zerlett and starring La Jana, Hannes Stelzer and Ernst Fritz Fürbringer. It is a Circus film, based on a novel by Heinrich Seiler. The film was released in the United States and was one of the most successful German films show in America that year.[1]

Directed byHans H. Zerlett
Produced byKarl Julius Fritzsche
Written byHeinrich Seiler (novel)
Hans H. Zerlett
StarringLa Jana
Hannes Stelzer
Ernst Fritz Fürbringer
Mady Rahl
Music byLeo Leux
Matthias Perl
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Edited byWalter Fredersdorf
Distributed byEuropa Film
Release date
19 January 1937
Running time
92 minutes

It was remade in Britain the following year as Star of the Circus.

Partial cast


  1. Waldman p.152


  • O'Brien, Mary-Elizabeth. Nazi Cinema as Enchantment: The Politics of Entertainment in the Third Reich. Boydell & Brewer, 2006.
  • Waldman, Harry. Nazi Films In America, 1933-1942. McFarland & Company, 2008.
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