Svengali (1931)

He hypnotizes! He thrills...! Any woman caught in his spell must obey.

  • Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
  • Release Date: 1931-05-20
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 37 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 21min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Archie Mayo
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From 37 Ratings


A music maestro uses hypnotism on a young model he meets in Paris to make her both his muse and wife.

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  • John Barrymore

    as Svengali
  • Marian Marsh

    as Trilby O'Farrell
  • Donald Crisp

    as The Laird
  • Bramwell Fletcher

    as Billee
  • Carmel Myers

    as Madame Honori
  • Luis Alberni

    as Gecko
  • Lumsden Hare

    as Monsieur Taffy
  • Paul Porcasi

    as Bonelli
  • Ferike Boros

    as Marta (uncredited)
  • Adrienne D'Ambricourt

    as Mme. Vinard (uncredited)
  • Yola d'Avril

    as Maid (uncredited)
  • Rose Dione

    as Trilby's Mother (uncredited)
Costume & Make-Up Earl Luick Costume Design
Sound David Mendoza Original Music Composer
Art Anton Grot Art Direction
Directing Archie Mayo Director
Camera Barney McGill Director of Photography
Editing William Holmes Editor
Writing J. Grubb Alexander Screenplay
Directing Gordon Hollingshead Assistant Director
Writing George du Maurier Novel
Costume & Make-Up Johnny Wallis Makeup Artist