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1931 Rated NR 1hr 21m

When songstress Trilby O'Farrell (Marian Marsh) meets fascinating hypnotist Svengali (John Barrymore), she leaves everyone behind to pursue a career on the concert circuit. But what she doesn't realize is that she can perform only at the mind controller's command. Eventually, the young woman suffers under such intense control. Luis Alberni plays Svengali's sidekick, Gecko; Archie Mayo directs this atmospheric drama.

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Movie Details

1932 Academy Award®
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Cinematography nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.