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    Svengali (Warner Brothers, 1931). Window Card (14" X 22").
    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 window card. In its original unrestored state, with only minimal stains in the white borders, this lush poster will be the prized centerpiece to any collection. Very Fine.

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