The Charm of Seville

The Charm of Seville is a 1931 (Spanish title:El embrujo de Sevilla) French-German-Spanish drama film directed by Benito Perojo. It was a Spanish-language film made by the director Benito Berojo in studios in France and Germany because the sound equipment was better than in Spain. location shots of Seville were also added.[1] The film's sets were designed by the art director Fernando Mignoni. It is now considered a lost film. A separate French-language version was also released.

The Charm of Seville
Directed byBenito Perojo
Produced byLouis de Carbonnat
Jean de Merly
Mario Nalpas
Benito Perojo
Written byCarlos Reyles (novel)
Benito Perojo
Juan Pacheco 'Vandel'
Edited byBenito Perojo
Release date
4 April 1931
Running time
90 minutes


  • María Fernanda Ladrón de Guevara as Pastora
  • Rafael Rivelles as Paco Quiñones
  • María Luz Callejo as Rosarito
  • María Dalbaicín as Pura
  • José González Marín as El Pitoche
  • Rayito as Himself


  1. Bentley p.50-51


  • Bentley, Bernard. A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Boydell & Brewer 2008.

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