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39 Ratings


Directed by Archie Mayo
United States, 1931
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi


When songstress Trilby O’Farrell meets fascinating hypnotist Svengali, 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.

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Svengali Directed by Archie Mayo

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Academy Awards

1931 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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