Gerhard Menzel (29 September 1894 – 4 May 1966) was a German screenwriter. He wrote for 38 films between 1933 and 1965. He was supported of Nazism and worked for Nazi propaganda. He was responsible for writing the script of Heimkehr, one of the most infamous pieces of Nazi cinema, which featured racism and hateful images of Poles.
^No Place Like Home: Locations Of Heimat In German Cinema - Page 56 Johannes Von Moltke - 2005 In the words of the scriptwriter, Gerhard Menzel (a Nazi loyalist and renowned playwright who had collaborated with Ucicky on Fluchtchtlinge in 1933),
^The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife By Eric Rentschler page 131 Menzel was a well known party loyalist, and his fervent nationalism was no secret. He provided the scenarios for some of Nazi cinema's most strident productions
^The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife By Eric Rentschler page 132