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“Doña Francisquita,” 1935

Ibérica Films operated as a sort of Spanish “underground railroad” for Jewish film makers on the run from Nazi Germany.

"Jagd Nach Dem Glück"-produced in affiliation with Sascha Films (Vienna)

“Die Jagd Nach Dem Glück,” 1929/1930

Produced in affiliation with Sascha Films (Vienna)

Bruno Kastner, Dorrit Weixler und Frida Richard im Stummfilm %22Dorittchens Vergnügungsreise%22 von Paul Heidemann. Oliver-Film, 1921

Film still from “Die Jagd Nach Dem Glück”

 

denham

In 1936, Ibérica is dissolved under Franco, and Oliver moves to England to work with Alexander Korda at Denham Studios. Oliver commissioned and built Denham’s film laboratories, a Bauhaus building now protected by Britain’s National Trust.

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