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The Man Who Played God (1932)

NR 02/19/1932 (US) RomanceDrama 1h 20m
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'A Modern Drama From Real Life'

Overview

While giving a private performance for a visiting monarch, concert pianist Montgomery Royale is deafened when a bomb is detonated in an attempt to assassinate the foreign ruler. With his career over as a result of his injury, Royale returns to New York City with his sister Florence, close friend Mildred Miller, and considerably younger fiancée Grace Blair. After abandoning thoughts of suicide, Montgomery discovers he can lip read, and he spends his days observing people in Central Park from his apartment window. As he learns of people's problems, he tries to help them anonymously. He becomes absorbed in his game of "playing God" but his actions are without sincerity.

  1. John G. Adolfi

    Director

  2. Gouverneur Morris

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. George Arliss

    George Arliss

    Montgomery Royle

  2. Violet Heming

    Violet Heming

    Mildred Miller

  3. Bette Davis

    Bette Davis

    Grace Blair

  4. André Luguet

    André Luguet

    The King (as Andre Luguet)

  5. Louise Closser Hale

    Louise Closser Hale

    Florence Royle

  6. Donald Cook

    Donald Cook

    Harold Van Adam

  7. Ivan F. Simpson

    Ivan F. Simpson

    Battle (as Ivan Simpson)

  8. Oscar Apfel

    Oscar Apfel

    Appleby - the Lip Reader

  9. Charles E. Evans

    The Doctor (as Charles Evans)

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The Man Who Played God
The Man Who Played God

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Original Language English

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