Photos courtesy Mariusz Kotowski, Joop Van Dijk, and Cole Johnson.


Portrait by Hollywood photographer Eugene Richee. Pola was one of his favorite subjects to photograph.

Two publicity portraits to coincide with the release of Hi Hiddle Diddle (1943).


This shot was taken in 1951, when Pola was 54! The end of the line for Pola's youthful-looking glamour pictures.

A publicity shot for The Moon-Spinners (1964) with Pola in costume as Madame Habib.

Another studio portrait, also taken in 1964 in conjuction with the release of The Moon-Spinners.

And one last portrait of exotic Pola in her 1920's heyday.


Film Stills

Pola Negri in Madame DuBarry (1919)
Pola Negri in East of Suez (1925).

Pola working her way up the aristocratic ladder in Madame DuBarry (1919).

Pola with Rod La Rocque in Forbidden Paradise (1924), her final collaboration with Ernst Lubitsch.

Pola as a half-Asian woman in East of Suez (1925), directed by Raoul Walsh.

Pola Negri with Paul Lukas in Three Sinnners (1928).
Pola Negri with Marth Scott in Hi Diddle Diddle (1943).
Pola Negri with Eli Wallach in The Moon-Spinners (1964).

Pola as a blonde opposite Paul Lukas in Three Sinners (1928).

Pola with Martha Scott In Hi Diddile Diddle (1943).

Pola with Eli Wallach in The Moon-Spinners (1964).


News and Publicity

Pola Negri and Rudolph Valentino
Pola Negri and Prince Serge Mdivani
POla with cheetah

Pola Negri with Rudolph Valentino at a costume ball early in their relationship.

Pola with Georgian Prince Serge Mdivani on their wedding day.

Pola with her cheetah companion during press appearances for The Moon-Spinners (1964).


Newspaper Clippings

Pola Negri newspaper clipping

Clipping advertising Passion, the American release of Madame DuBarry (1919). This is actually for a later revival of the film, and appeared in the Arizona (Tuscon) Daily Star, October 3, 1927.

A clipping advertising A Woman of the World (1925) from a currently unknown newspaper.

A detail from the previous clipping.

Another clipping for A Woman of the World (1925) in a Michigan newspaper.



Pola Negri Walk of Fame star
Pola Negri's hand and foot prints at Grauman's Chinese Theater
Pola Negri Poland stamp

Pola Negri's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA.

Polai's hand and foot prints at Grauman's Chinese Theater. The inscription reads, "Dear Sid, I love your theatre. Pola Negri, April 21,1928."

Pola's image on a Polish commemorative stamp, issued in 1996.