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John Barrymore John Barrymore
Marian Marsh Marian Marsh
Trilby O'Farrell
Donald Crisp Donald Crisp
The Laird
Carmel Myers Carmel Myers
Madame Honori
Luis Alberni Luis Alberni
Lumsden Hare Lumsden Hare
Monsieur Taffy
Paul Porcasi Paul Porcasi

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3 years, 5 months ago at Jun 30 23:04
By most accounts, this is a psychological drama with numerous horror film trappings but Svengali never finds a comfortable setting. Loosely based on George du Maurier’s novel Trilby, this film adaptation sees John Barrymore take on the titular role of an obsessive hypnotist with his sights set on a nude model, Trilby. Barrymore is deliciously hammy in the role, and the film has a few moments of ... read more
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Release date: 22 May 1931
UPC: 785604205227
Tags: 1931 (1), Drama (1), Horror (1)
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