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March 2015

Pola’s Directors—No. 1 Ernst Lubitsch

This is very important! They made a remarkable impact on silent cinema together! This so wonderfully informs the reader of Pola Negri’s collaboration with the incredible Ernst Lubitsch 🙂

Pola Negri: Temptress of Silent Hollywood

Ernst Lubitsch was the architect to Miss Negri’s rise to acting prominence, directing her in “Eyes of the Mummy” (1918) before making her a star with “Carmen” aka “Gypsy Blood” (1918) and “Du Barry” aka “Passion.”   (1919)  He also directed Pola in “Sumurun,” (1920) and “The Wildcat” and “The Flame” (both 1921).

Here’s Pola and Lubitsch during the filming of “The Wildcat” in the mountains of Bavaria. (Just love that head of hair on Pola!)


Publicly, Pola always spoke of Ernst Lubitsch as her favorite director and he always considered her the greatest talent he was ever associated with in the picture business.  Certainly he was the one director who knew how to get the best out of her and there is no doubt that she made it to America because of the pictures she made with him.  Yet, behind the scenes, it is said that Lubitsch felt that Pola…

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