Jochen Joachim Bartsch
- Category : Writers-Playwright-script
- Type : MS
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 3
German actor, director, playwright and author of screenplays.
He studied mechanical and electrical angineering, 1922-1926, and served as managing director of a small film production company, 1927-1929. In 1931 he trained under Otto Falckenberg as an actor, dramaturge and director. In 1936 he moved to Berlin and worked on Leni Riefenstahl's film Olympia (1938). In 1941 he was drafted into the Air Force. After his return from captivity Bartsch moved to Munich in 1950 where he worked again as an editor and as an author of synchronous versions of international movies. From the mid 1950s Bartsch regularly wrote screenplays for feature films by Harald Reinl. In addition to adapting popular literature for the screen, Bartsch wrote the templates to some war movies. Among his most famous works are scripts for some Edgar Wallace films, and an adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans. His last works were the screenplays for the films Der unheimliche Mönch (The Eerie Monk, 1965) and Im Nest der gelben Viper - Das FBI schlägt zu (In the Nest of the Yellow Viper, 1966).
He died on 23 November 1965 in Munich.