Svengali 1955

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Svengali ★★½ 1955

Limp remake of the 1931 film about Trilby, an artist's model, falling under the mesmerizing spell of the title character, who is determined to make her into a famous singer. Chiefly notable for its visuals which were based on the illustrations from the original novel “Trilby” by George du Maurier. 82m/C VHS . GB Hildegarde Knef, Donald Wolfit, Terence Morgan, Derek Bond, Paul Rogers, David Kossoff; D: Noel Langley; W: Noel Langley.