Glamorous Polish star portrayed in TV series

In the latest international TV series “Clash of Futures”, Michalina Olszańska plays the role of Pola Negri, the Polish actress who conquered Hollywood during its silent and golden era.

The production shows Europe recovering after WWI seen from the perspective of real-life characters from various countries.

More than a dozen public TV channels have cooperated in this production. One of the dramatised real-life characters is the Polish star who conquered Hollywood.

Apolonia Chałupiec, for that was her real name, was the first European actor in history to be contracted in Hollywood, signing an agreement with Paramount in 1922.