Passion ( Madame du Barry ) is a German silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch , released in 1919 . Pola Negri plays the role of heroin.
Anne Boleyn ( Anna Boleyn ) is a silent German film in 6 acts directed by Ernst Lubitsch , released in 1920 .
Ernst Lubitsch is an American director of German origin , also an actor at the beginning of his career, born onin Berlin , emigrated to the United States in 1922 , died onin Bel Air ( Los Angeles ).
A prolific director, he has shot more than fifty films in thirty years. He has marked the history of cinema through his comedies, including Ninotchka , Rendez-vous , To be or not to be (dangerous games) , and the film that is considered his masterpiece: The eighth woman of Beard -Blue .