The first color version of the mesmerizing drama, this British-made effort stars Donald Wolfit as the charismatic Svengali, the music teacher who puts singing student Hildegarde Neff under his sinister spell. The connection becomes so deep between master and pupil that the young woman becomes unable to perform without the help of her evil benefactor. Terence Morgan, Derek Bond co-star. 82 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; photo gallery. Also includes the bonus feature "Svengali" (1931).
- Noel Langley
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Hildegarde Neff, Donald Wolfit, Terence Morgan, Derek Bond, Paul Rogers, David Kossoff, Hubert Gregg, Noel Purcell, Alfie Bass, Harry Secombe, Peter Illing, Joan Haythorne, David Oxley, Richard Pearson, Michael Craig, Neville Phillips, Arnold Bell, Joan Heal, Martin Boddey, Cyril Smith, Marne Maitland, Jeremy Brett