The Flame (1923 film)

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The Flame
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Written by Hans Müller (play)
Hanns Kräly
Starring Pola Negri
Hermann Thimig
Alfred Abel
Hilde Woerner
Cinematography Alfred Hansen
Theodor Sparkuhl
Distributed by Paramount Pictures (US)
Release dates
11 September 1923 [1]
Running time
9 reels
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Flame (German: Die Flamme) is a 1923 German silent drama film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Pola Negri, Hermann Thimig and Alfred Abel. The film is based on a play by Hans Müller. In the United States it was released under the alternative title Montmartre. It was the last film Lubitsch made in Germany before emigrating to Hollywood where he directed his first American film Rosita for United Artists the same year.



  1. ^ Eyman p.380


  • Eyman, Scott. Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

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