Published June 1, 1931
Actor John Barrymore had leading roles in 'Grand Hotel,' 'Dinner at Eight,' and 'Twentieth Century,' among other memorable films. He worked opposite such actresses as Greta Garbo, Katharine Hepburn, Joan Crawford, and Carole Lombard. Here, he is photographed in the role of Svengali by Cecil Beaton in the June 1931 Vanity Fair.
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