Review: Svengali 
Writer: J. Grubb Alexander (writer), George L. Du Maurier (novel)
Director: Archie Mayo
Outline: Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.
Starring: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Bramwell Fletcher
OMG. I nearly fell over giggling in some parts. And, I do believe they were supposed to be funny. Svengali [the character] was so very self-serving and willing to use anyone around him. It was too funny. I also loved the leading lady [that's rare for me in earlier films]. She was fun and sassy, and I actually liked the way she played her character while under Svengali's control. And, honestly, she was just so very adorable.
Honestly, if you really love unrepentant and wickedly funny villains along with adorably lovable leading ladies, I would so recommend this movie to you.
So, if you got a chance to see it, let me know what you think!