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What is reality? A picture? A memory? We see here, photographed on a silver emulsion, Pola Negri and a partner in a black and white movie of Polas Hollywood time. But this photo was shot in 2017, it shows Michalina Olszańska and Charles Jodoin-Keaton. The one is our Polish actress playing Pola, the other our … More More Magic

Last Days of Shooting: Night Time in Fond de Gras

At night, we shot a scene which shows Pola Negri (Michalina Olszańska) in summer 1919 at the German-Polish border. This scene shows Pola Negri (Michalina Olszańska) on her way to the train station. A few small corrections by the props department. Showrunner Jan Peter and Michalina Olszańska are discussing the upcoming scene. This was one … More Last Days of Shooting: Night Time in Fond de Gras

Our set at Castle Louvignies

Shooting in Belgium. At the end of the week, we were shooting in the castle of Louvignies, that was transformed into various settings:  a villa in Hollywood, a guesthouse in Berlin, a hotel room at the “Adlon” or a Jewish apartment in Vienna. Pola Negri (Michalina Olszańska) and her film agent (Gotthard Lange).

Pola Negri and Ernst Lubitsch

In an old cinema in Péruwelz. We shot a movie premiere with Pola Negri (Michalina Olszańska) and Ernst Lubitsch (Roland Bonjour), that took place in 1918 in the Union Theatre in Berlin. For this scene co-director Frédéric Goupil slipped into the role of the pianist. A phantastic place! Showrunner Jan Peter explains the next scene.