I am very alone. I don’t want to and can’t seek American company, therefore it would be an unbelievable improvement to have someone love me. I’d gladly bring over my sister […] I am starting to work with Stiller soon. I am thankful and afraid. I don’t know how it will work to act for him. I must tell you that my film is going for the second week in N.Y.’s largest theatre - two weeks is extremely rare and they blame me for that. I should be happy. […] Lars Hanson is acting for Sjostrom with L. Gish and everyone is talking about him - theat he will be something special. […]“ - On April 21, 1926, Garbo’s sister Alva, died from lymphatic cancer. - Pollak attended the Royal Dramatic Theatre school in Stockholm, Sweden with fellow actress Greta Garbo from 1922 to 1924. Garbo moved to the US in 1925 and as Pollak married in 1927 and later had children, although they did maintain contact for over 60 years. Their relationship and letters are portrayed (published in parts) in the Swedish book Djävla älskade unge! (Bloody Beloved Kid), written by Po Tin Andersén Axell (2005), and in Garbo's personal writings, released in Sweden the same year..