Svengali (1931 film)
Director Archie Mayo
Cinematography Barney McGill
Genre Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country United States
|Writer J. Grubb Alexander, George du Maurier|
Release date May 22, 1931 (1931-05-22)
Production Warner Bros. Entertainment
Cast John Barrymore (Svengali), Marian Marsh (Trilby O'Farrell), Donald Crisp (The Laird), Bramwell Fletcher (Billee), Carmel Myers (Madame Honori), Luis Alberni (Gecko)
Similar movies Ladies of Leisure, Beetlejuice, Bean, The Mist, Andrei Rublev, Big Eyes
Tagline He hypnotizes! He thrills...! Any woman caught in his spell must obey.
Svengali 1931 full movie stars john barrymore marian marsh donald crisp
Svengali is a 1931 American pre-Code supernatural drama/horror film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. The film stars John Barrymore and co-stars Marian Marsh. It was directed by Archie Mayo and the screenplay was written by J. Grubb Alexander. It is based on the gothic horror novel Trilby (1894) by George du Maurier. The film was originally released on May 22, 1931. Warner Brothers was so pleased by the box office on this film that the studio hurriedly reteamed Barrymore and Marsh for another horror film The Mad Genius, released on November 7, 1931. The region 1 DVD of Svengali was released on October 17, 2000 by the Roan Group.
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- Awards and honors
Awards and honors
The film was nominated for two Academy Awards, one for Best Art Direction by Anton Grot, and one for Best Cinematography by Barney McGill.
The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:
The film survives complete. It was transferred onto 16mm film by Associated Artists Productions in the 1950s and shown on television. This film and The Kennel Murder Case were the two Warner Brothers films that lapsed into the public domain and have been available freely for decades.
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