Mata Hari (1927 film)

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Mata Hari
Mata Hari (1927 film).jpg
American release poster
Directed by Friedrich Feher
Written by Leo Birinsky
Starring Magda Sonja
Wolfgang Zilzer
Fritz Kortner.
Music by Willy Schmidt-Gentner
Cinematography Leopold Kutzleb
Distributed by National Film
Release date
2 May 1927
Running time
80 minutes
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Mata Hari, die rote Tänzerin (English: Mata Hari: The Red Dancer), often shortened on release to Mata Hari, is a 1927 German silent drama film directed by Friedrich Feher and starring Magda Sonja, Wolfgang Zilzer and Fritz Kortner. It depicts the life and death of the German World War I spy Mata Hari. It was the first feature-length portrayal of Hari.

It was shot at the Staaken Studios in Berlin with sets designed by Alfred Junge.


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  • Kelly, Andrew. Cinema and the Great War. Routledge, 1997.

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