Hans Müller was born in Lüdenscheid on April 19, 1909. He was already interested in film as a child and studied film technology and optics at the Lettehaus in Berlin. His first films were documentaries about his hometown.
From the 1920s until the 1940s, Müller worked as an assistant director to a range of directors, such as Curt Goetz. He directorial debut was the feature film Aufruhr im Herzen. In the 1950s, he worked for different German production companies, including the East German DEFA Studio for Feature Films. His debut there was the circus story 1-2-3 Corona, followed by Carola Lamberti, the comeback film of actor Henny Porten. His two opera films, Zar und Zimmerman and Mazurka der Liebe, were noteworthy productions. His last film was Drillinge an Bord, in which actor Heinz Erhardt played the role of all three triplets.
Starting in the 1960s, Hans Müller mainly worked for television. He died on February 17, 1977, in his hometown.
|1974||DDR-Magazin 1974/12 (GDR Magazine 1974/12: XVIII Berlin Festival 1974)|
|1974||DDR Magazin 1974/08 (GDR Magazine 1974/08: Cultural Politics of the GDR)|
|1974||DDR Magazin 1974/04 (GDR Magazine 1974/04: Museums in Berlin)|
|1972||Butler Parker (TV series)|
|1969||Die Kramer (The Kramers, TV series)|
|1968||Ein Tag in Guinea (A Day in Guinea, doc.)|
|1968||Spedition Marcus (Transport Services, TV series)|
|1965||Mit Familienanschluss (With Family Connections, TV)|
|1959||Drillinge an Bord (Triplets on Board)|
|1957||Mazurka der Liebe (Love's Mazurka)|
|1955||Zar und Zimmerman (Czar and Carpenter)|
|1954||Carola Lamberti – Eine vom Zirkus (Carola Lamberti)|
|1952||Lockende Sterne (Alluring Stars)|
|1950||Bürgermeister Anna (Mayor Anna)|
|1950||Das Mädchen aus der Südsee (The Girl from the South Pacific)|
|1949||Hafenmelodie (Harbor Melody)|
|1948||1-2-3 Corona (One, Two, Three Corona)|
|1947||Und finden dereinst wir uns wieder (And Someday We Shall Find Each Other Again)|
|1944||Aufruhr der Herzen (Revolt of the Hearts)|