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    Svengali (Warner Brothers, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    John Barrymore gives a powerful performance as the mind manipulator Svengali, in this gripping tragedy, based on the 1894 George du Maurier novel Trilby. Marian Marsh plays the nude model turned musician who is hypnotized to the point where she cannot perform without Svengali present. The huge success of the film led to the character's name becoming synonymous with evil mind control. Warner Brothers quickly found another vehicle for Barrymore and Marsh later that year, the horror film The Mad Genius. Material from this top film is scarce, and this is the first time we have been able to offer this stunning portrait lobby card of Barrymore and Marsh. There is some foxing in the borders, a tiny tear in the upper border and some wear to the upper left border corner. There is some pencil notations on the verso. Very Fine-.


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