Greta Garbo, in a still shot from Mata Hari where she is a German spy posing as a dancer in Paris. Directed by George Fitzmaurice. Produced by Bernie Fineman (uncredited). Original story and screenplay by Benjamin Glazer and Leo Birinski.
Mata Hari was the stage name of Margaretha Geertruida ‘Grietje’ Zelle MacLeod a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy who, although possibly innocent, was executed by firing squad in France for espionage for Germany during World War I.
Greta Garbo in Mata Hari, 1931 Portrait of Greta Garbo in Mata Hari (Metro Goldwyn Mayer, by Clarence Sinclair Bull. Photographer's signature visible on bottom right, MGM Studio's stamp on the back of the photograph.