Greta Garbo ‘Susan Lenox, Her Fall and Rise’ by Clarence Sinclair Bull, 1931

Chasing Solitude: Greta Garbo’s Quest For Peace

How one of film history’s greatest legends wanted nothing to do with fame

Despite her ailing body and her elderly age, Greta Gustafsson loved to walk. The location — upstate New York, admist the villages in the Swiss Alps or her place of birth of Sweden — never mattered; she found herself happiest during her daily walks. And, despite…